OUTFIELD

Prepitch Positioning

The outfielder sets up in an athletic position squre to the batter. The feet are a little wider than shoulder width. The weight is on the inside of the balls of the feet. The legs and arms are in a flexed position.

Squaring Up

The outfielder squares up to the ball. The glove foot is forward and facing the throwing target with the leg flexed. The glove arm is flexed close to 90 degrees and is positioned over the throwing shoulder. The throwing hand is outside the glove. The glove fingertips are up.

Two Hands

The outfielder continues to square up to the ball. The glove foot is forward and facing the throwing target as the player starts to get momentum through the ball. The glove arm is still flexed close to 90 degrees and is positioned over the throwing shoulder. The throwing hand is outside the glove getting ready to close the pocket. The glove fingertips remain up.

Catch

The outfielder continues to square up to the ball. The glove foot is forward and facing the throwing target as the player continues to get momentum through the ball. The glove arm is still flexed close to 90 degrees and is positioned over the throwing shoulder. The throwing hand is outside the glove closing the pocket upon the catch. The glove fingertips remain up.

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