5 Best Apps for Parents and Coaches

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We live in a time where technology has overtaken almost every aspect of our lives and it doesn't look like that will be changing anytime soon. After speaking to several parents and thoroughly using and researching multiple apps, we have narrowed it down to 5 essential apps for baseball/softball … [Read more...]

How to get clean baseball pants


After reading about the grueling routine baseball and softball parents go through to keep their kid's pants white and clean, we interviewed one of our favorite RIP-IT insiders to give us her go-to DIY remedy. Monica Melendez has been involved in the travel softball community for over 16 years, along … [Read more...]

Are Hidden Ball Tricks Fair?

Are Hidden Ball Tricks Fair?

We've all seen at least one variation of a hidden ball trick in baseball, and although they are entertaining to watch the question lingers: "Is it fair?" Yes, it's fair. One argument states that hidden ball tricks are as fair as a great change up or a quick bunt. The player on base should always … [Read more...]

How to deal with Daddy Ball


We asked our Facebook and Twitter fans what the most frequent problem in baseball and softball were and we noticed there was a very popular answer among parents, and players: Daddy Ball. What is Daddy Ball? This not only applies to the sport of baseball and softball, but in all sports where a dad … [Read more...]