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Outdoor Batting Cages

Batting cages are a crucial ingredient in any baseball or softball training regimen. They are used both by batting coaches and by recreational athletes to help improve a batter's speed and accuracy in hitting a ball. Outdoor batting cages are a useful and necessary tool for most teams.
Many communities have commercial outdoor batting cages at outdoor public parks and other areas specifically designated for baseball. These facilities are set up on a rental basis. They can be used for both softball and baseball. Prices vary with the amount of time used. Contact your local parks and recreation department for the location of the batting cages near you.
Climate needs to be taken into consideration when purchasing a batting cage, as the elements will affect certain materials differently. A region's humidity level should be noted before ordering a cage made with netting that might mildew easily. Because cold can also affect the durability of netting, make sure that the netting is suited to the region in which the batting


cage will be used.
Outdoor batting cages are used more often during the summer. As baseball and softball are historically spring and summer sports, outdoor batting cages can get quite a work out during the warmer months of the year. It is a good idea to have materials on hand with which to mend outdoor batting cages. They may require mending as the baseball and softball season progresses and the cages are being visited more often.
Outdoor batting cages can also be purchased in a portable style. Indeed, if a team is on the road, they may want to take their own batting cage with them, instead of relying on the park where they will be playing. If flexibility is important, portable batting cages are a sensible choice.
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