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Single Left Field ~ Runner On Second

single left field, runner on second

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

  • P: Back up home plate

  • C: Cover plate, line up the cutoff man

  • 1B: Come down inside 1B

  • 2B: Cover 2B

  • SS: Cover 3B

  • 3B: Come to infield grass for cutoff between LF and C

  • CF: Move towards RF and back up possible throw to 2B

  • RF: Move towards 1B as a backup

  • LF: Field ball, throw "through" cutoff to the plate

Cutoff Tips ~ From the Dugout

single cutoff tips ~ from the dugout

  • This is a situation where making a throw that the cutoff man is able to cut, will either keep a runner off 2B, or get him out trying.

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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