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Single Center Field ~ Runner On Second

single center field, runner on second

In this single center field, runner on second, each player has a specific assignment within the situation.

  • P: Back up home plate

  • C: Cover plate, line up cutoff man

  • 1B: Center of infield, behind the pitcher's mound for cutoff between CF and C

  • 2B: Cover 1B

  • SS: Cover 2B

  • 3B: Come inside base, cover 3B

  • LF: Backup 3B

  • RF: Back up 1B

  • CF: Field ball, throw "through" cutoff to home plate

Cutoff Tips ~ From the Dugout

single cutoff tips tips ~ from the dugout

  • Third baseman sets up inside of 3B, not to obstruct the runner; but to see if he will adjust his turn out wider, then goes to cover 3B after the runner passes.

I Figure Practice Puts Your Brains In Your Muscles ( Sam Snead ~ PGA Golfer )

Single Cutoff Diagrams

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Louisville Sluggers. 1920's


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