Catching & Fielding / Reading the Ball Off the Bat
by Chris Coghlan
Christopher B. Coghlan is current Major League outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. He was the 2009 Rookie of the Year.
Reading the ball of the bat is one of the hardest skills to learn in playing the outfield. Coach Chris Coghlan provides some tips on how to position yourself so you can properly read how hard and how far the ball will likely travel so you can get into position to make the catch.