March 4, 2022

Catching with Mike Stefanski – How Catchers Should Anticipate and Block Pitches in the Dirt

Catching with Mike Stefanski – How Catchers Should Anticipate and Block Pitches in the Dirt

Catchers need to anticipate a pitch bouncing in the dirt. This is especially true when the pitcher is throwing a change-up, split-finger, or other off-speed delivery. Reds catching coordinator, Mike Stefanski, explains the method to get a catcher ready for the in the dirt pitch. This is an excellent catching instruction video.

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