MIDDLE INFIELD PLAY: READY POSITION AND REACTION

In the last post, I discussed the importance of every infielder having a pre-pitch routine that he goes through to prepare himself for the next play.  In this post, I will discuss the next phase, which is getting into the ready position and reacting to the baseball. The Ready Position Prior to the pitcher coming to a…

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BAG THIEVES: HOW TO STEAL SIGNS FROM THE CATCHER

Being a good base runner or a great base stealer takes more than being fast. There are certain tricks of the trade that can be learned and acquired over time if you are a student of the game. One skill that can actually be acquired through lots of repetition, practice, and awareness is stealing signs. If you pay…

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