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infield

1. Cricket the area of the field near the pitch
2. Baseball
a. the area of the playing field enclosed by the base lines and extending beyond them towards the outfield
b. the positions of the first baseman, second baseman, shortstop, third baseman, and sometimes the pitcher, collectively
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Senior infielders Danica Mercado and Nikki Udria also earned first-team honors for the third-ranked Ducks, who finished a half-game shy of the conference title.
According to Rosenthal, the Rays are also open to trading other veteran infielders like Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar with the acquisition of Cabrera.
Acquired pitcher Joe Smith the Mets and infielder Luis Valbuena from the Mariners in exchange for outfielder Franklin Gutierrez.
Outfielders charging in behind infielders on ground balls, anticipating a possible error.
In Class 4A baseball, the North Bend battery of Tyler Laskey and Zach Inskeep, and Cottage Grove infielder Payton Presley, were named to the first-team all-state team.
Traded pitcher Billy Buckner to the Diamondbacks for infielder Alberto Callaspo.
I also believe that middle infield is a position and that every middle infielder should be able to play both shortstop and second base.
Su compatriota, el infielder Antonio "Tony" Fernandez, dos temporadas con los Yankees de [TABULAR DATA OMITTED] Nueva York, firmo pacto de un ano con los Indios de Cleveland por 1.
Traded pitcher Damaso Marte to the Pirates for infielder Rob Mackowiak.
Outfielder Scotty Berke (Las Vegas), infielder Jackson Evans (Vancouver, Wash.
Most of the time when the pitcher is throwing from the stretch and a ball is hit at an infielder, the plays at the plate won't be close.
Worcester held the fifth selection and chose infielder Euvi Solano, 25, who played four seasons in the Pittsburgh system, reaching Class-A Hickory last season and hitting .