Category Archives: Baseball Fielding Drills

BASEBALL FIELDING COMEBACKER

Pitcher Fielding: The Comebacker Technique

In this pitcher fielding drill, we focus on “comebackers” to the pitcher, both to the left and right. This drill will helps your pitchers determine who is going to cover the bag when returning a double play.  It also focuses on developing the proper footwork for turning a double play. If the ball goes directly/straight…

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GLOVE ONLY FLIP BASEBALL FIELDING

Fielding for Pitchers: The Glove Only Flip

This baseball fielding drill is known as the Glove Shuffle, or the bare hand scoop. It is used when you need to charge the ball and throw to home plate for a force out, and sometimes for a tag. It doesn’t happen often, but it’s a great skill for all pitchers to learn for those…

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BASEBALL FIELDING BASELINES

Baseball Fielding: Fielding Down 1st and 3rd Base Lines

In this baseball fielding drill, we’re going to work on fielding the ball down the third base and first base lines. The ball is going to be considered “non-moving”, and we’re going to work on using the bare hand. It’s very important to practice fielding in this method from both the first and third base…

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pitcher fielding ground balls

Pitcher Fielding: Two Handed Fielding for Ground Balls

In this pitcher fielding drill, you practice simulating a throw off the mound, setting up the body in the proper position to be able to come off and field the ground ball with two hands, and then being able to properly set the feet up.  The emphasis is on catching the ball and getting the…

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BASEBALL FIELDING CATCHING TECHNIQUE

Baseball Fielding: Catching Technique for Outfielders

There is a recommended baseball fielding technique for outfielders to use when receiving the ball, in order to achieve maximum success in the field.  In today’s article, we break down the basic mechanics your fielders need to understand and implement in every practice or game. When the outfielder receives the ball, it’s important for the…

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