Pitchers Pitch, Period - part 2 "Summer, NIL, and the Transfer Portal"
If you are coaching a baseball team between June 1 to around August 15, this is one phrase you do not like to hear from your players:
"It's just summer ball."
Granted, there is a natural let down from the rah-rah intensity of a college baseball spring to the more serene, developmental baseball experience of summer baseball. It is a "winning at all costs" mindset vs. a "I'm trying to get better for next year" thought process of the summer baseball leagues.