Players should run every batted ball out
at top speed.
This will aid in two ways: It will enable you to pick the ball out
of the mitt and get it back into throwing position quicker and it will protect the thumb from foul tips.
"I was just hoping for a passed ball out
of the dirt, and I was going no matter what," Lamonda said.
We teach our right-handed infielders to field the ball out
front just inside their left foot, off their left eye.
First, it gets the outstanding post scorer to pass the ball out
or take a poor shot.
Exactly how the pitcher becomes an extra infielder on a ground ball: He bends at the knees and gets down to ball, putting back of glove down on ground and fielding ball out
front with both hands
David Ortiz's early-season nightmare continued as he went 0 for 3, did not get the ball out
of the infield, and grounded into his fourth double play of the season.
Valdez struck out four batters and induced six ground ball outs
. The Cougars turned to Andy Toelken in the fifth inning.
"He got a lot of ground ball outs
and he frustrated them.
Never a particularly hard thrower, Glavine is more likely to induce ground ball outs
than he is to strike batters out.
"Crash" Davis orders his pitcher "Nuke" LaLoosh to induce ground ball outs
over strikeouts because they're "more democratic." Savoy and Davis become mother and father figures, respectively, to LaLoosh.
The ball sinks in the strike zone, often turning hits into ground ball outs
The hard-throwing righty struck out three Billiken batters and induced nine fly ball outs
and three groundouts.
15-16 Low fastballs make it difficult to hit a sacrifice fly ball; produce ground ball outs
He has allowed 27 homers in 369 innings and has the 12th-best ratio of ground ball outs
among major league relievers since 2011.