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Some umpires favor high strikespitched balls that are technically above the strike zone but appear, to the umpire, to be good. Conversely, some umpires will call low pitches strikes even when they are slightly below the knees.
Other umpires have an inside bias or an outside bias; some umpires have more than one bias; some are uniformly lenient; some have very restricted notions of the strike zone, and the pitcher will constantly feel that his pitches are unfairly judged. The catcher can help his pitcher get more strike calls from the umpire by using a technique called "framing".
This practice is a matter of a catcher keeping his mitt inside the strike zone, or making the pitch appear as close to the strikezone, when receiving the pitch, thereby giving the plate umpire the impression that the pitch is in the strike zone, even if it is not.
The catcher, when receiving a borderline pitch, usually has several options in how he makes the catch.
He can catch the pitch in the webbing of his mitt or in the heel; he can catch the pitch on his forehand or backhandas necessary; he can catch a low pitch with the mitt pointed upward or downward. These choices help the catcher to create a favorable presentation or frame for the umpire.
A variation on "framing" is called "pulling pitches".
The general approach is to catch the half of the ball that is outside the strike zone and show the umpire only the half of the ball, lodged in the mitt, that is closer to the zone. This is recorded as an error.
In the event that the bases would be loaded and the batter would walk to first base, thus resulting in a run being scored, since it is an error, it is not awarded to the batter as run batted in. Calling the game[ edit ] Calling the game refers to the act of catchers to decide the type of pitch delivered to home plate.
The catcher will give signs to the pitcher for what pitch is to be thrown. Each number will represent a different pitch, and then the pitcher can either agree or disagree with a shake of his head. Signals are not always done by the number system. Varitek was known for giving signals by touching certain parts of his chest protector.
The responsibility for selecting the type of pitch was traditionally made by the catcher. Throwing[ edit ] A catcher nearly always throws with his right hand.
Since most hitters are right-handed and stand to the left side of the plate when batting, a catcher who throws left-handed is forced to take some time to sidestep or otherwise avoid the right-handed hitter when he throws from behind the plate.
Consequently, players who are left-handed rarely play catcher. Left-handed catchers have only caught eleven big-league games since and Jack Clementswho played for 17 years at the end of the nineteenth century, is the only man in the history of baseball to play more than three hundred games as a left-handed catcher.
Benny Distefanothe last lefty thrower to catch a big-league game innoted that lefty catchers have difficulty on bunts up the third base line and on fielding throws home for plays at the plate. Once in position, he drops to his knees, places his mitt between his legs to prevent the ball from passing through, and leans forward to deaden the rebound when, and if, the ball bounces off his thigh or torso.Boneville from Bone is a whole ghost town.
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