MIDDLE INFIELD: PRE-PITCH ROUTINE

Before a pitch is ever thrown, every great middle infielder has a routine he goes through to get ready for the next possible play.  Some of the different items good infielders think about include what the situation is, the speed of the runners, and the type of hitter at bat.  Taking all of the above…

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MIDDLE INFIELD PLAY: ROUTE TO THE BASEBALL

In a past post I discussed the importance of the ready position and the first step as an infielder.  If an infielder has a good reaction and the first step to the baseball, it will a) help him increase his range and b) help put himself in a better position to field groundballs.  The most important part…

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