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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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If he's ready but can't play the field, we'll have to wait,'' Scioscia said.
If Ben wants to play the field then good luck to him.
With Oakland starting left-handers Mark Mulder and Barry Zito in the first two games, Glaus might be the choice among the two if Anderson can't play the field.