Third Baseman


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Third Baseman

In auto sales, a slang term for an outside party who accompanies a customer to a dealership. The third baseman comes along because he/she is more knowledgeable about automobiles than the customer. This makes it less likely that the customer will buy a bad car (or spend too much for a good one).
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The same holds true (to some extent) with the third baseman and the first baseman, since they normally do not compete for a pop fly unless it is near the mound.
If, for example, a shortstop is not as skilled as the second baseman or third baseman in catching pop-ups, the list should be changed to reflect this fact.
Once he has began the steal, he should pick up the third baseman and learn who is making the play on the bunt.
If it is the third baseman, the runner should pick up his third-base coach to see if the shortstop is trailing the play.
Round 4: Coach A hits high hoppers to the third baseman, who throws to the regular first baseman, who then sends the ball to the Coach A shagger.
Option 1: Coach A rolls bunt to charging third baseman, who throws to shortstop covering second to nail the runner.
Robles was robbed of one hit Sunday when he hit a smash up the middle that Mets pitcher Kris Benson got just enough glove on that it caromed to third baseman David Wright, who threw Robles out.
Tennessee's starting third baseman, Kristi Durant, started all 82 games and hit .
Leavitt tried out as a catcher, but made the team as a third baseman, with his display of power hitting during recent practice games making it difficult for the team to keep him out of the lineup.
2) Dodgers third baseman Antonio Perez had four hits on Thursday, including one in the fourth inning that drove in a run.
536 with 32 runs and 18 RBI, and third baseman Kirsten Lindgreen, who hit .
58 ERA, 41 strikeouts) and freshman third baseman Nick Petrucci (.