Embraces the entire team, with the head coach fun-going baseballs from homeplate and his assistant coaches fungoing balls from behind the shortstop and second baseman
(coach provides enough instructors to correct any mistakes).
Dodgers catcher Russell Martin shrugged off his eighth-inning collision Sunday with Philadelphia second baseman
Chase Utley, saying it was part of being a major-league catcher.
For the same reasons stated above, most coaches prefer their first baseman
or third baseman
, rather than catcher, to take pop-ups down the foul lines.
The Anteaters (36-23) took a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning on Ben Orloff's two-out grounder that went between the legs of UCLA third baseman
With the third baseman
cheating in and the second baseman
cheating over, a good run-and-bunt game can play cat and mouse with them forcing them to decide between covering the ball or the bag.
Freshman third baseman
Breanne Lookabill scored the game's first run in the third on a brazen baserunning play.
: A coach hits slow ground balls to the 3rd baseman
, who fields the ball and throws to the 1st baseman
The Giants got to him for two earned runs, but the first one clearly was the result of a questionable single by Todd Greene that rookie third baseman
Willy Aybar should have fielded for an inning-ending double play in the fifth.
In his article on first-base play, he had the baseman
straddling the bag in holding a runner close.
Ponce's youngest daughter, Angie, the last sibling still playing organized sports, is a senior first baseman
on Sylmar High's softball team, which concludes its season this month.
The shortstop must stop at the "cut" with his left foot forward, while the second baseman
must stop at the "cut" with his right foot forward.
LANCASTER - Saugus High senior Sarah Hooper is a converted first baseman
who would have seemed to be an unlikely source for advice on pitching a no-hitter at the start of the season.