- 05 Feb 2021
Never neglect this very important part of playing excellent baseball. Throwers must communicate with all of their fielders, especially their catchers. As a pitcher, you will get tremendous benefits.
I can write forever about the need for good communication for pitchers with all of his teammates. This is not something that is taught very often but can affect the outcome of a baseball game.
What could be more frustrating than losing the game because a catcher was crossed out and missed the court because he thought a fast ball was being thrown and was surprised by a curve ball? Or lose the match because the infielder throws the ball while throwing it at the base where he has no chance of getting a runner anyway? These are just two examples of breakdowns in communication.
Talk on the baseball field and then talk even more!
Throwers can be of great help to both the catcher and the infielder. On a pop up or flying ball, he should shout and point. On the ground away from the catcher, shouting and pointing.
Talking about the ball moving away from the catcher and the catcher not finding the ball, this is what happened back …Read More