Learn how to effectively practice this crucial skill, involving multiple infielders and outfielders working in unison.
Learn how to seamlessly execute cutoff plays with multiple infielders and outfielders working in unison.
In this fielding drill, players practice outfield cutoff throws with multiple infielders and outfielders working at the same time.
Outfielders practice fielding ground balls and fly balls, and making cutoff throws in this fundamental drill!
Hopping on the pitch allows the player to read and react to the batted ball and get the best jump possible (in any direction) all while avoiding missteps. This is a great drill that allows pitchers to work on improving their balance and incorporating the forward hop into their pitch.
This Outfield Cut-Off drill is a high-paced fielding drill where outfielders will practice their reaction time and throwing as they try to get the ball to the cut-off. You can practice cut-offs to second base only, or practice cut-offs to all of the bases!
The bunt & run drill will have players bunting the ball with the fielders making the plays on the field in a real game-like situation!
A double play is the act of making two outs during the same continuous play. Infielders practice turning 1-6-3 and 1-4-3 double plays in this fielding drill.
The Catcher and Pitcher practice recovering after a wild pitch with runner on third in this drill.
In this defense drill, offense learns to bunt a runner over, while the defense learns to work together to execute good bunt defense.
In this drill, infielders learn to make throws to possible double play situations. Throws should be crisp and on target. Fielders should always use good throwing fundamentals - step toward target, bring glove to chest, flick wrist and follow through.
The purpose of this drill is to improve general team defense. Setting a high number of outs required like 9 or 18 or even more can, as the number of outs made grows higher, put real game type pressure on players not to mess up - which will make them that much better in real game situations.
The "Middle Infielder" refers to the second baseman and shortstop, whose positions lie in the middle of the infield. The shortstop is typically the best defensive player on the team.
This is a great defensive drill that players really enjoy. The goal is to complete the drill without missing a ball. This drill can also be performed with line drives and pop-ups.
The shortstop must use proper technique when playing in cut off situations, because the plays are very close to third base and home plate, and in some cases second base