Fielding

A Better Infield Warm-up Drill

Do you use the same infield warm-up drill over and over for pre-game warm-ups? If you line up your infielders and hit groundballs at them during pre-game warm-ups you’ll want to discover this improved version. We’ve all done this drill before –...

 

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A World Series Shortstop Drill

A play that is seared in my mind is in the 2008 World Series, Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett made an unbelievable play fielding the ball beyond 2nd base, and while moving toward centerfield he threw the Phillies runner...

 

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Great Fielding Drill Under Pressure

Having great infielders during practice isn’t enough to help us win games – we need those players to play great under pressure and this drill really helps with that! Learn a great drill called the Around the World drill to help...

 

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DON’T Catch with 2 Hands

In regards to catching a ball with 2 hands, there are some definite advantages: things like getting rid of the ball faster on a throw, or fielding balls with a lot of crazy spin. But do you know the times when...

 

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Your Defensive Range and Errors

On defense we can’t have everything. Either you play in so you can get to balls faster, or you play back so you can get to more balls on either side of you. Read on to understand how your positioning on...

 

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High Reps, Quick Hands Defensive Drill

Here’s a great drill to improve your infielder’s movement, quickness and short throws. Maximize reps while minimizing throws. Arms get tired and sore this time of year so increasing defensive reps while limiting throws is a challenge. Having the right touch on throws...

 

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Infield Drill to Handle Speed Teams

If you're playing that super-fast team and looking to speed up your infielders, I’ve got just the drill for you. Check out a great way to help your infielders get faster without rushing. Anybody who’s ever played a fast team knows how difficult it is...

 

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3 Ways to Win the Close Ones

Even with incredible pitching, tight games will come down to a single play resulting in the difference of a single run. Is your defense ready? Check out 3 ways to improve your defense and win more close games. When your defense boots...

 

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