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Why choke up on a bat?

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This gives you more likely of a chance to make contact with the pitch, because you can swing the bat quicker with more accuracy. The downside is that it diminishes your power. Choking up on the bat is usually done on 2 strike counts, and sometimes for a very fast pitcher.

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it means to slide your hands up on the bat to make a quicker swing

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