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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''If I signed or traded for a third baseman, that would be my third baseman,'' Cashman said.
Such plays are no longer everyday occurrences, but in the late 19th and early 20th centuries they were much more common sights, which placed a great emphasis on a third baseman's ability to execute this most challenging of plays.
Omura singled up the middle off Ryan Glynn (3-5) with two outs and the bases loaded and Softbank added another run in the fourth for a 4-1 lead on a fielding error by Rakuten third baseman Jose Fernandez at Yahoo Dome.
But remarkably, there is no guidance about how to numerically abbreviate the shortstop, third baseman, or anybody else who happened to be on the field.
It now looks like he'll be the starting third baseman for the foreseeable future, having spent most of his career at second base.
Second baseman Nichole Padasas started the onslaught with a run off an RBI by designated player Shaina Camacho, who likewise scored a run off a hit by third baseman Madaelene Dumaog at the top of the first inning.
Oregon junior third baseman Mitchell Tolman leads the team with a .319 batting average, 34 RBIs, 34 runs scored and 15 doubles.
Traynor's reputation has suffered since the years that he was selected as MLB's All-Time Third Baseman by sportswriters.
One, by rookie third baseman Xander Bogaerts, led to both Orioles runs in the 3-2 decision.
The return of Loney means the Rays can bring back their starting infield from 2013, when all four infielders (Loney, second baseman Ben Zobrist, third baseman Evan Longoria and shortstop Yunel Escobar) were each nominated for a Rawlings AL Gold Glove Award.
According to the New York Post, the slugging third baseman may be hit with a long ban from baseball today, as Commissioner Bud Selig is expected to announce penalties to A-Rod and other players mixed up with a shady, steroid-linked Florida lab called Biogenesis.
Giants' third baseman Pablo Sandoval missed the entire month of May, and has played in slightly more than half of his team's games this year.