Escobar rounds second and heads for third base
when he is obstructed by Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias.
One situation is when a runner is attempting to advance to third base
and this runner is the only baserunner.
The move amounts to a tacit endorsement of DeWitt, who has logged most of the playing time at third base
and entered the day hitting .
That put him in an exclusive club of six players with at least 250 games at second base, third base
and one outfield position.
We wouldn't be hiring him as third base
coach," Cherington said.
Between the element of surprise in this steal, the throw to third base
(which is not as practiced as the throw to 2B), and having the catcher forced to throw around a right handed hitter, coaches might be surprised with how effective this tactic can be.
Weaver finally stalked off, taking third base
There have been others who were All-Stars at three different positions--Miguel Cabrera (right field, first base and third base
) and Paul Molitor (second base, third base
Alexis Dylewicz was a utility player, starting the season in left field, but filling in whenever she was needed, including catcher and third base
1 prospect by Baseball America, will begin fielding drills at third base
Keep a record of the number of times you see a groundball hit directly at a runner leading off third base
Red Sox manager John Farrell alertly engaged Timmons and correctly argued that Drew should be allowed to remain at third base
instead of being returned to second, because both the runner (Drew) and the batter-runner (Ellsbury) advanced one base on the play.