Chad Griffin can't hit a baseball to save his life. When he steps up to home plate, he usually leaves after the umpire shouts, "Strike Three!" He always bats in the same spot for the Rangers—ninth—the worst hitter on the team. Even worse, he falls short of his dad's high expectations. But when the Rangers get a major-league all-star as their new coach, Chad's hitting begins to turn around. But hitting a baseball isn't Chad's only problem. As his team strives for the championship trophy, Chad learns the value of playing the game the right way in this fast-paced fiction adventure.