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19-Apr-2016
Station work
Playname: Bunt, banana turns & run down
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
Coach rolls the ball far to first baseman's right.
First baseman moves to his right to field ball.
Pitcher covers 1st base using a banana turn.
 
Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.
 
Station Two Description:
3rd baseman forces runner back to second toward SS.
Pitcher moves to cover vacated third base.
SS steps out glove side to receive the throw from 3B.
2B moves to cover vacated second base.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) flips ball out in front of batter.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
Coach rolls the ball far to first baseman's right.
First baseman moves to his right to field ball.
Pitcher covers 1st base using a banana turn.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
3rd baseman tosses ball to SS standing infront of second.
Pitcher moves to cover vacated third base.
SS steps out glove side to receive the throw from 3B.
2B moves to cover vacated second base.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Batter (B) hits ball into outfield fence.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
Pitcher covers 1st base using a banana turn.
First baseman uses a straight armed underhand toss for put out to pitcher.
Pitcher touches the inside of the first base bag.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
3rd baseman follows throw and by moving behind second base area.
Pitcher moves to cover vacated third base.
SS chases runner toward P now covering third.
2B moves to front of vacated second base.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) retrieves the ball.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
First baseman moves back to his starting position.
Pitcher throws the ball back to the coach.  Then goes to the back of the pitcher's line.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS chases runner toward P now covering third.
Pitcher steps out glove side to receive throw from SS.
2B moves to front of  vacated second base.
3B moves behind second base area.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) flips ball out in front of batter.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
Coach rolls the ball far to first baseman's right.
First baseman moves to his right to field ball.
Pitcher covers 1st base using a banana turn.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS tosses ball to P now standing in front of third base.
Pitcher receives throw from SS.
2B moves to front of  vacated second base.
3B moves behind second base area.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Batter (B) hits ball into outfield fence.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
First baseman fields ball and uses a straight armed underhand toss to pitcher covering 1st base.
Pitcher covers inside portion of bag when receiving the throw.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS follows his throw by covering 3rd base.
Pitcher chases runner back toward second base.
2B steps out glove side to receive throw from P.
3B moves into now vacated second base.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) retrieves ball from fence.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
1st baseman returns to starting position.
Pitcher throws ball back to the coach and proceeds to the end of the pitcher's line.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS follows his throw by covering 3rd base.
Pitcher tosses ball to second base.
2B steps out glove side and receives throw from P.
3B covers second.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) flips ball to Batter (B).
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
Coach rolls ball to the right of first baseman.
1st baseman moves to right to field ground ball.
Pitcher covers first base using a banana turn.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS steps out glove side to receive throw from 2B.
Pitcher follows his throw and goes behind second base.
2B chases runner toward SS covering third base.
3B steps infront of second base area.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Batter (B) hits ball into outfield fence.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
1st baseman fields ground ball.
Pitcher covers inside corner of first base bag.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS receives throw from 2B.
Pitcher follows his throw and goes behind second base.
2B tosses ball to SS standing infront of third base.
3B steps infront of second base area.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) retrieves ball from outfield fence.
 
PRACTICE ONE
STATION WORK

Station One: Banana Turns
3 pitchers, 1 first baseman & 1 coach to roll balls.

Station One Description:
1st baseman returns to starting position.
Pitcher throws ball back to the coach and proceeds to the end of the pitcher's line.

Station Two: Run Down Drill
4 position players & 1 runner.

Station Two Description:
SS receives throw from 2B and chases runner back to 2nd.
Pitcher covers now vacated second base.
2B moves to cover third base.
3B steps out to receive throw from SS.

Station Three:  Soft Toss Into Fence.
Tosser (T) flips ball to Batter (B).
Submitted by: Chris Dulavitch
Sub categories: Warming up, Throwing

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