PHOENIX, AZ (CBS 58) – Daulton Varsho has reached his large league desires because the beginning heart fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks. But the previous UWM Panther discovered that adjusting to large league life additionally meant adjusting his mindset on the plate.
“Guys up here are able to locate (pitches) and pitch better than any other level that you’ll face. That’s why it’s called the big leagues,” says Varsho, who struggled in his first prolonged take a look at large league pitching in 2021.
“I was really hard on myself, just not doing what I normally did and not being myself.”
Varsho was hitting a paltry .145 at one level final season, however some down time in his hometown of Marshfield gave him a brand new perspective.
“It’s okay to go oh-for-four. It is. Baseball is tough. It’s basically making that oh-for-four good at bats, and if those four at bats don’t result in being a hit, they will tomorrow.”
Varsho closed out the 12 months with 10 extra house runs, securing him an Opening Day spot for the 2022 Arizona Diamondbacks. Varsho has switched from catcher to heart area to assist concentrate on his work on the plate.
“I’m just going to have fun. Having fun at the ballpark, and just letting all the pressure go away for me.”
Varsho’s 2022 season was supposed to start out at American Family Field on March thirty first, however due to the offseason lockout, that collection has been moved to the tip of the common season. Varsho should wait a number of months to reunite with family and friends in Wisconsin.