Purpose: 

Allows hitters to practice moving a player from second to third, while infielders get reps fielding and throwing

Setup:

  • Infielders in regular positions
  • Batting practice hitter at home plate
  • Coach pitching from mound
  • Two coaches with fungo bats at either side of the plate
  • Baserunner at second base

Execution: 

  1. Coach pitches to BP hitter. Fielders and baserunners play live off the bat.
  2. After each hit, Fungos hit to infielders who did not make a play on the live ball. The goal is get as many fielders involved as possible.

Batting Practice Hitter:

  1. Coach pitches to BP hitter. He tries to hit the ball to the right side of the field and move the baserunner from second to third
  2. On each hit, infielders play live off the bat
  3. Baserunner reads the hit, goes second to home on a base hit or advances to third on ball hit to infield
  4. Return ball to Coach at the mound and reset.

Fungo 1:

  1. After each hit from the BP Hitter, Fungo 1 hits alternating ground balls to either SS or 1B
  2. Infielders make a play on the ball and throw to first.
  3. Pitcher covers first on grounder to 1B.
  4. Return ball to Fungo 1 and reset

Fungo 2:

  1. After each hit from Fungo 1, Fungo 2 hits alternating ground balls to 3B and 2B
  2. Infielders make a play on the ball, throw to back to Fungo 2, then reset.