Pitchers Fielding Practice

By Coach May for TheCompletePitcher.com

Important to every pitcher is the ability to correctly field a baseball and pitch in a way that delivers the ball to the hitter in the best way possible to get in a good fielding position.

Having a mock play of the game before the actual event starts is a great way of giving the pitcher an idea of how the game will “play” out. It’s a great way to work on baseball pitching fielding skills.

At his best, a pitcher can hit locations, change speeds and keep the batters confused and off balance.

Integral to a successful pitching game is the act of taking off and landing on the right foot.

Accordingly, pitchers should practice landing on the balls off their feet when winding up and releasing the ball; this gives the pitcher a “centered zone” to deliver the ball to. READ MORE

 

 

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