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

Stop Coaching This Out of, or Into, Your Infielders

Walk past a baseball practice session and you’ll undoubtedly hear coaches tell their infielder’s to not tap their glove between them fielding the ball and the throw. They’ll say it’s a wasted motion and it’s not needed. In reality, when done at the correct time, it’s not wasted motion and it can be needed. These … More Stop Coaching This Out of, or Into, Your Infielders

A Look Inside an Infielder’s Varying Arm Slots

It’s no secret or surprise that infielders need to throw from a variety of arm slots in order to be effective. The ability to throw from different arm slots saves precious time while attempting to record an out. Before we dive into arm slots, it’s important to distinguish the difference between the terms “arm slot” … More A Look Inside an Infielder’s Varying Arm Slots

One “Step” for More Rhythm & Flow Thru the Groundball

Effective infield play is all about rhythm and momentum. Watching infielders with elite rhythm and momentum is like watching poetry in motion. They’re smooth and they flow through the groundball into the throw, and it’s flat out pretty to watch when it’s done properly. Often, when an infielder lacks flow, the main reason is a … More One “Step” for More Rhythm & Flow Thru the Groundball

Tips to Increase Range For Greater Playmaking Potential

So often, players and coaches will ask how to increase range. The question is asked in terms of how can we get to more batted balls. While this question is useful to infield play, the goal of increased range should be to increase our ability to make plays at a greater distance from our starting … More Tips to Increase Range For Greater Playmaking Potential