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outfield

1. Cricket the area of the field relatively far from the pitch; the deep
2. Baseball
a. the area of the playing field beyond the lines connecting first, second, and third bases
b. the positions of the left fielder, centre fielder, and right fielder taken collectively
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Group #1 is made up of the left side of the infield, Group #2 of the right side, and Group #3 of the outfielders.
Signed free-agent outfielder Alfonso Soriano of the Nationals to an eight-year contract.
The catcher, third baseman, and first baseman should learn to play the fence like an outfielder looking up at the ball, then glancing at the stands, backstop, or dugout to get an idea how close he is and then looking back up to find the ball and make the catch.
Acquired outfielder Coco Crisp, pitcher David Riske and catcher Josh Bard from the Indians for pitcher Guillermo Mota, third baseman Andy Marte and catcher Kelly Shoppach.
Signed free-agent outfielder Jermaine Dye of the A's to a two-year contract.
It may not sound like much, but for an outfielder trying to catch up with a long drive, it can often mean the difference between having the ball tip the outstretched glove or drop into the glove for a huge out.
Signing an outfielder like Hunter would probably spell the end of in Nick Swisher's time in New York.
The field comes into play, but not as much as knowing your pitchers and the scouting reports of the different hitters and knowing your corner outfielders.
In the Pacific League, Nippon Ham Fighters outfielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo won his first Golden Glove in the PL after having won seven in the CL while playing for the Hanshin Tigers.
Outfielder Dylan Davis was the last of OSU's juniors to go pro when he signed with the San Francisco Giants for $650,000 just before this month's signing deadline.
Acquired outfielder Ryan Freel and infielders Brandon Waring and Justin Turner from the Reds in exchange for catcher Ramon Hernandez and cash.
But the longtime overachieving major-league outfielder and popular former Dodger admits that those expectations were based on assumptions of how a clubhouse environment should be, and not on how it functions in real life.