Asdrubal Cabrera has made his decision in the Major League Baseball (MLB) offseason and the 29-year-old infielder
chose the Tampa Bay Rays as his next baseball team.
Other notable selections included Corey Seager (18th overall, LAD), brother of Seattle Mariners infielder
Kyle Seager; Deven Marrero (24th overall, BOS), cousin of Washington Nationals first baseman Chris Marrero; Lance McCullers (Compensation A, HOU), son of former Major League pitcher Lance McCullers; Luke Bard (Compensation A, MIN), brother of Boston Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard; Jesmuel Valentin (Compensation A, LAD), son of former Major League infielder
Jose Valentin; Kyle Hansen (6th round, CWS), brother of former Major League pitcher Craig Hansen; Beau Amaral (7th round, CIN), son of former Major League outfielder Rich Amaral; Hoby Milner (7th round, PHI), son of former Major League catcher Brian Milner; L.
, both with the Dodgers and with opposing clubs, complained about the problem last season, the first year for the ballpark's new color scheme.
Outfielders charging in behind infielders
on ground balls, anticipating a possible error.
Newcomers Green, Derek Perren and Nick Buss are being counted on to bolster an offense led by junior All-Pac-10 infielder
Matt Cusick (.
Set one player at each infield position, extra players at the edge of the outfield grass, the first baseman holding the runner on, and the middle infielders
at double-play depth.
In fact, we usually shift all three infielders
to the other side of second base.
The corner infielders
will usually be playing too deep to get to the ball, and the only options will be the pitcher and catcher.
The Dodgers were expected to purchase the contract of non-roster utility infielder
Ramon Martinez, but utility infielder
Oscar Robles, who still has all his minor-league options, was in danger of not making the club.
If, say, an infielder
botches a run-down play between second and third, the vast majority of spectators will know that the infielder
messed up the play and maybe cost his team the game.
The moment he starts moving out of the batting position, the infielders
are going to react by charging toward the plate.
to 6:30 last season - is that the sun impacts infielders
for about the first 10 minutes of games.
The signal is given to the 3rd baseman from the dugout, just as in a game, and the 3rd baseman relaying the sign to the infielders
Third-base coach Glenn Hoffman, also in charge of infielders
The outfielders can be in one group, the middle fielders in another, and the corner infielders
and catchers in a third group.