catcher blocking the plate

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Did the Runner Violate the Home Plate Collision Rule?

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The Giants and Rockies played at Coors Field on Sept. 15, 2023.  In the bottom of the ninth, the Rockies had Elehuris Montero at bat with Charlie Blackmon on second and Nolan Jones on first and one out when Montero singled to left field. Blackmon charged home and arrived safely. Mike Yastrzemski’s throw got by…

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Catchers Blocking the Plate in 2023 MLB Season

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Catcher Legally blocks the Plate on Throw from Drawn-In Infielder The Royals hosted the Reds on June 12, 2023. In the top of the 10th, the Reds had TJ Friedl on third base and one out with the score tied 4-4 when Jonathan India hit a ground ball to third baseman Maikel Garcia who threw…

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Catcher Throwing to Second Base

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about the proper way for a catcher to throw to second base.  

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Catcher Reaction to a Sacrifice Bunt

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher should react to a sacrifice bunt being laid down and the catcher’s role.

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Blocking Pitches in the Dirt

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about the proper way for a catcher to block tough pitches in the dirt.

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Catcher Finding the Ball

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher finds a ball that gets away from him and he doesn’t instantly see.

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Catcher Positioning for a Play at the Plate

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how a catcher should properly position themselves for plays at the plate.

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Blocking the Plate

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds catcher, Kelly Stinnett. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Kelly about how to properly block the plate like a big league catcher.

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