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Slow Roller Ground Ball Series

A slow roller is any ground ball that is hit slow enough that the player must field and throw the baseball on the run. Being able to field and throw on the run consistently is an important aspect playing infield at an advanced level. There are 3 types of slow roller fielding positions that we will focus on throughout our infield series.

  1. Outside Slow Roller

  2. Inside Slow Roller

  3. Barehand Slow Roller

**Footwork is listed as a right-handed throwing infielder

Slow Roller Ground Ball Overview

Slow Roller Ground Ball Overview

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Outside Slow Roller

An outside slow roller is a ball that is hit at you or to the right of center that is hit slow enough that you must field and throw on the run.