@CLEtheLAND34 said in 1st Inning Showdown Tips?:
Patience at the plate is huge. I feel the farther you go along the more balls they’ll throw you. Take until you get a strike, sometimes even take 2.
I agree 100% with this statement. I do so so on the lead up to the final showdown typically acquiring between 8-10 runs (I usually try to skip the second last showdown). I go in confident and patient at the plate and can maybe get 2-3 runs, but as my outs dwindle down, my patience wears thin and make stupid swings.
I think what frustrates me the most is getting a perfect/perfect swing/contact and having it hit directly (fielder doesn't even move) to the guy....
I'm just glad it doesn't track how many times you've attempted it as that would drive me into a depression..