Double Cutoff ~ Extra Bases Left Field
In this double cutoff, extra bases left, no runners on, each player has a specific assignment within the situation.
- P: Backup 3B
- C: Stay at home plate
- 1B: Trail runner to 2B
- 2B: Second out on cutoff
- SS: First out on cutoff
- 3B: Covers 3B
- CF: Move towards left field
- RF: Backup 2B
- LF: Chase down ball, make a strong throw "through" the cutoff to 3B
Double Cutoff Tips ~ From the Dugout
- Second relay man sets up 15 - 20 feet behind the first, there to catch balls thrown too high or balls that will shorthop first player. Both need to be lined up straight between the LF and the base the throw is going to, 3B or HP.
The Right Results Come From The Right Approach
Double Cutoff Diagrams
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