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Stance - Catcher Hand Position

Publish On 2014-09-27 Category/Subcategory : Catching / Stance / Mike Difelice | Video ID:1756

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Former Big League Backstop Mike Difelice shares a exercise that he uses to make sure that his hands are in the proper position to receive the ball in this segment. Catchers need to make sure that their hands are protected and set up properly or they face injury which could cost them a season. Coach Difelice's hand position exercise will help you receive the ball better and also be able to catch the ball thrown off of your left knee.
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Mike Difelice

After graduating from the University of Tennessee, Mike was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He made his major league debut in 1996. In the 1997 MLB Expansion Draft, he was chosen by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays with the 20th selection and was a catcher with the organization till 2001. Mike played with the Arizona Diamondbacks, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers, was sent to the Chicago Cubs on a conditional deal, then signed with the Florida Marlins, New York Mets, Washington Nationals and then again with the New York Mets before finishing his career with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2008. Mike managed for a year in the New York Mets organization with the rookie level Kingsport Mets.
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