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First Third Catcher Fake ~ Shut Em Down With Confidence!

The first third catcher fake play is designed to provide an overall look at the various player responsibilities required in these situations.

Within the pages there are situational tips to help your double steal defense run smoothly.

In this play, the defense is looking to take advantage of an overly aggressive runner at 3B.


double steal diagram

  • P: Deliver pitch, come to home plate in case of a rundown.

  • C: Good arm action to 2B, reset and throw to third.

  • 1B: Hold runner on, then come down to home plate and backup pitcher.

  • 2B: Cover 2B.

  • SS: Cover 3B.

  • 3B: Catch throw and make tag, or set up for rundown.

  • LF: Backup 3B.

  • CF: Backup 2B.

  • RF: Backup 2B.

Double Steal Tips ~ From the Dugout

double steal tips ~ from the dugout

  • Catcher doesn't look at runner on 3B, good arm action to second base, then resets to throw to third base, or start a rundown if the runner had been running.

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Double Steal Diagrams

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