• Approach the bag
    • Hands up and in close to body
    • Shoulders square to first baseman
    • Left foot placed on, or near, the back outside corner of 2B
    • Right foot extending inside the baseline

Receiving the Throw/Toss – Pivot Footwork

  • Receiving throw outside left shoulder (toward left field)
    • Jab step to ball with left foot
    • Drag right foot across the bag
    • Replace feet (right to left, left to target)
    • Make relay throw
  • Receiving throw from left shoulder in (toward 3B)
    • Jab step to ball with right foot
    • Drag left foot across the bag
    • Make relay throw