Friday, June 7, 2013

Turning the Double Play

There is no such thing as a routine double play. Although it may appear that way to the naked eye, there is a lot that has to go right to execute a twin killing.

Throughout the course of the season, I have noticed a lot of potential double plays wind up being a fielder's choice, or, worse yet, a bad throw leads to a runner on second base.

The main problem is that infielders, specifically second baseman, are late getting to the bag. This can be because they were not in the proper starting position, had a false perception of their abilities, or used incorrect pivots.

Here are ways to improve your spacing to turn a flawless double play.

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