December 18, 2022

Outfield Defense Playing “Straight Away”

Cincinnati Reds bench coach Ray Knight explains a straight away outfield defense alignment

Outfield Defense Playing “Straight Away”

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds bench coach, Ray Knight. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ray to explain what it means for an outfield defense to be playing “straight away.”

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