How to Take a Lead off 3B

Nov 03, 2020
 

When we are on third base as a base runner it is crucial because we are only 90 feet from scoring.  It is very important that we get a good jump and read when the ball is hit.  We have to aware of our positioning and distance from the bag.  When we are on the field we want to take as much as the third baseman will give us and depending on the game situation we will be ready...

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How to Dive Back to the Bag on a Pick Off

Oct 07, 2020
 

Q: How should we teach our players to get back to the bag safely on a pick off throw from the pitcher?

This is a great question and as there are many ways to get back to the bag whether it’s a dive back, run back, lunge back these are all techniques depending on the distance of the lead. We like to teach a specific lead which allows us to know exactly where we are in relationship to the...

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