The Softball Clinic - Coach's Quiz
A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment. ~John Wooden
What would you do in these situations?
Your team is on the field, the opposing team has runners at 1st and 2nd no outs, clearly a sac bunt situation. You tighten up your corners and have your middle infielders begin to cheat step (read hitters hands) to cover one and three. What pitch do you have your pitcher throw and where in the zone?
A) Drop ball down the middle thigh high?
B) Flat curve or slider on either corner of the plate?
C) Change up down and away?
D) Rise ball at the top of strike zone?
E) None of the above
When should your center fielder assist the infield and move into cover second?
A) On a line drive hit down either the left field or right field line?
B) On a bunt when the other team has a runner on first base only with less than two outs?
C) On a squeeze bunt with a runner on third only with less than two outs?
D) On a bunt or slap to the left side of the infield with a runner on second only?
Your team is on the field, the opposing team has runners on first and second with no outs. A pop up is hit towards your shortstop who losses the ball in the sun and then makes a wild throw over first base that bounces way down the right field line which of the following could happen?
A) Runner on second scores, runner on first moves to third and batter runner ends up on second.
B) Runner's on first and second move up a base and batter runner is safe at first, loading the bases.
C) Both runners on first and second score and batter runner ends up on third.
D) All runners score including the batter runner due to the error
E) Runners at first and second score and the bases are empty