catching

  1. Tips on Calling a Good Game Behind the Plate

    Tips on Calling a Good Game Behind the Plate

    It’s safe to say that as a catcher, you are the quarterback of the baseball team. I Say this because you are the one person on the field that knows where everyone is supposed to be, you call the pick offs, you call the 1st and 3rd situations, and you always dictate where the ball needs to go in every situation. Now, with that being said, as you get older, catchers are also in charge of calling the game. Here are a few tips for catchers (and coaches) to help you call a good game.

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  2. How to Increase Your Pop Time

    How to Increase Your Pop Time

    Catching is one of the more difficult positions to play on the diamond. When it comes to specific skill sets, the skills of being a catcher are mostly observed and aren’t stats or other data you can traditionally write down. Some are framing, blocking, and receiving. But the one thing that can be measured is pop time.

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