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Indoor Practice

As many of you head into that part of the year when practicing indoors is your only alternative - then remember this. The next time you have to tape anything to the floor, like a base or a pitching rubber,...

 

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Fielding – 1st Base

A 1st baseman will sometimes slightly miss tagging the 1st base bag with her foot when a throw is off the mark. Since an umpire's angle on this play is usually poor, avoid having this play called "safe" by telling...

 

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Baserunning on a Sacrifice Bunt

To help your baserunners have a better chance of making it safely to 2nd base anytime you call for a sacrifice bunt, have them leave just a little later than usual (instead of with the pitch) so they'll have extra...

 

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Baserunning – Heads-Up

To help your baserunners see the ball better and make better, and faster decisions, get them to run with their heads UP! It's pretty common for runners to get their heads down when trying to run fast, and while the...

 

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