Softball Right Field



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Softball Right Field Duties

Backing up the Center Fielder

  • if the ball is hit to the center field, with a runner on 1st base, you need to get over to help her in case the ball gets past her so that it can back to the infield as soon as possible
  • as soon as the ball is hit to her, you need to run in that direction right away so that you are there in case she needs you to help her

Backing up 2nd base

  • if the ball is hit to the left side with a runner on 1st base, you need to be ready to back up 2nd base in case they throw the ball there

Backing up 1st base

  • if there are no runners on base and the ball is hit to an infielder you need to be ready to back up 1st base for when they throw the ball there
  • run to the foul side or behind the first base player in case the
    ball gets past her and you can stop it

Fielding the ball

  • you need to be ready if the ball gets past the 2nd base or 1st base player so that you can get it right away
  • you can get an out at 2nd or 1st base if you are quick to the ball
  • you are an extra infielder
  • if there is a fly ball, and you can catch it, tell the infielder by calling your name that you will catch it so they do
    not have to try to move backwards to get it
  • you are one of the last lines of defense which is a critical position
Softball Right Field
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Softball Right Field
Softball Right Field is a critical position for backing up the right side and for having a great arm to get the ball in to 3rd base if needed.
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