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Effective Defensive Drills

"Infielder to the Plate Drill
Goal:
Teach infielder to make throws to the plate.
Drill: With the entire infield in position, the coach hits ground balls to each of the infielders using all the "Ground Ball Options". The infielders catch the ball throwing as quickly as possible to the plate. The catcher either makes a simulated tag or a force play. The catcher then throws the ball back to the original infielder covering their base.

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"Bunting Drill
Goal:
  Teach the team to defend the bunt in all types of situations.
Drill:
  Divide the team into bunters and base runners with the infielders, including the pitcher, and catchers in position.  Either the coach or a pitchers throws a pitch to the hitter with runners on base in all the "Men on Base Situations."  The runners goal is getting to the next base, the defensive goal is keeping the runner from moving up, but getting the out."




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In this 8 panel brochure, Baseball Parents, Developmental League Coaches and Self-Coached Players discover ways to develop team defensive skills for these positions and situations

  • outfielders,

  • infielders,

  • double plays,

  • stealing situations and

  • special situations

that professional coaches use to teach their players.  

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