Trout, Matlock Recap Offseason

Posted Feb 12, 2014

WVU assistant baseball coaches Derek Matlock and Steven Trout recap the Mountaineers' offseason work and

Pitching coach Derek Matlock noted that West Virginia is ahead of where it was a year ago, simply because much of the staff is familiar with the throwing program, drills and goals that have been set in place.

"The biggest thing is that they have a little confidence right now," Matlock said of the differences he sees in his staff, which figures to be deeper and stronger than it was a year ago.

Steven Trout discussed the challenges of hitting indoors to get ready for outdoor play, and described the three-pronged approach WVU takes to work on different aspects of the hitting game.

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