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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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Outfielder Grant Heyman signed with Arizona after being drafted in the eighth round and pitcher Gage Hinsz went to Pittsburgh in the 11th round.
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 final season before the two teams merge, Kintetsu Buffaloes third baseman Norihiro Nakamura earned his fifth Golden Glove award, while outfielders Arihito Muramatsu and Yoshitomo Tani were the two recipients from the Orix BlueWave.
All of this has to be taught until, with practice and experience, it becomes habitual with the outfielder.
That group includes Carlos Gonzalez, a 20-year-old left-handed hitting Venezuelan outfielder (ranked fourth among Arizona's prospects).
The non-diving outfielder must take a deeper angle and assume back-up responsibility.
It was definitely a learning experience for him and for us,'' JetHawks outfielder Chris Rahl said.
The outfielders can be in one group, the middle fielders in another, and the corner infielders and catchers in a third group.
The outfielder should not hesitate to shift his position slightly anytime the sun is directly in line with his view of the hitter.
Back in action: Chatsworth outfielder Bobby Coyle, who was hospitalized and sidelined for several weeks because of injuries suffered in a collision with another player while running down a fly ball during an all-star game in June, is playing again and participating in the Area Code Games.
If the infielder has positioned himself underneath the ball, the outfielder should not call for the ball unless it starts drifting toward the outfield.