Tag Play Timing

Tag plays at the bag aren’t exactly a sexy aspect of infield play, at least they aren’t unless you’re Javy Baez. Baez’s rise in popularity has shed light on the tag play as a play that can be exciting and impressive but above all else an important skill that well rounded infielders should master. There … More Tag Play Timing

Relay Rules

Any time there’s a ball in the gap or down the line that leads to extra bases for the hitter there’s potential for one of the most exciting and entertaining plays in baseball; the relay. Many times when a relay is necessary there’s a momentum type of play happening. We could have a runner trying … More Relay Rules

Catch and Exchange vs Deflect: How to use these for a smooth transfer

If you’ve been following along the last 5 weeks you know that we’ve been discussing double play feeds. We’ve covered feeds all the way around the diamond. You can check out the previous posts here (3B, SS, 2B, left handed 1B, right handed 1B). It’s important to dive into the catch vs. deflect topic before … More Catch and Exchange vs Deflect: How to use these for a smooth transfer

The Key to Right Handed 3-6 Double Play Feeds: Efficiency

The double play feed from right handed first baseman is a tough play. I don’t have statistics to back this up but, I’d venture to say that it’s the ground ball least likely to be turned into a double play. Right handed first baseman must field it, align their feet, create a throwing lane and … More The Key to Right Handed 3-6 Double Play Feeds: Efficiency

Everything You Need to Know About 2B Double Play Feeds

We’re back this week going around the diamond breaking down double play feeds. This week we’re going to focus on the feeds used by the second baseman. You can read about 3B feeds here and SS feeds here that we’ve discussed in previous weeks. Again, to reiterate from the last few weeks that these feeds … More Everything You Need to Know About 2B Double Play Feeds