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How to Help Your Infield Rack Up Outs in Crunch Time

By Rolando Rosa, Youth1, 01/10/18, 12:00PM CST


The margin between winning and losing can often be measured by flexibility in the clutch.

When the game is on the line, it’s essential to lock in with a calm, mental approach.

Michael Thompson believes this is the key to infield defense in the latter innings of a contest.

As the head coach at West Laurens (GA) High School for the past 13 years, the program had made the state playoffs 12 times while racking up six regional titles, five Final Four appearances, three third place finishes and a state runner-up finish.

The coach explained that being sharp on the basics defensively is a vital area devoted in practice.