3rd Baseman

Should 3rd baseman follow the runner down the line or remain at her base when they are trying to steal home?

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Third base on steal of home
by: Coach Dan

Thank you for your question. The "correct" answer to this question is dependent on how you situate your infield to cover the bases. If this is a straight steal of home, other than the third baseman letting the pitcher and catcher know that the runner at third is stealing, I want her to cover third. If the steal is on a pass ball/wild pitch, I want my pitcher covering home as she should be closer to the plate.

Hope this helps,
Dan

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