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short stop

[′shȯrt ‚stäp]
(chemical engineering)
A substance added during a polymerization process to terminate the reaction.
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Corey Seager, the Dodgers' outstanding shortstop featured in the September-October issue, is Baseball Digest's 2016 Rookie of the Year among position players.
And he is not even going to be a shortstop any more, as Boston puts him in front of the Green Monster and kills his fantasy value for next season.
Major League Baseball (http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20091221&content_id=7839450&vkey=pr_milb&fext=.jsp) announced the suspension of Cardinal minor league shortstop Tyler Bighames for 50 games under the league's drug policy.
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.
"He's quicker, he runs better and has power for a shortstop," Cubs general manager Andy McPhail, in Boston for baseball's winter meetings, said in comparing Gutierrez and Gonzalez.
The White Sox are said to be leading the race for Machado and were the first team to have made a concrete offer to the shortstop. They are said to have offered close to $200 million over eight years which is still to be accepted or acknowledged.
At his current pace, Seager has a shot at posting the highest OPS and the most home runs and extra-base hits ever by a rookie shortstop, passing such slugging shortstops as Nomar Garciaparra (30 homers and an .875 OPS as a rookie) and Hanley Ramirez (74 extra-base hits as a rookie).
Matt Kroon, a 38th-round pick by Cincinnati, is a contender to replace third baseman Mitchell Tolman while shortstop Travis Moniot, a 34th-round pick by San Francisco, will also compete for time.
Farrell said versatile rookie Brock Holt will handle shortstop until Bogaerts is ready to return.
Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres shortstop when told he had made the National League All-Star team as a reserve: "If I ain't startin, I ain't departin."
Barnes was definitely the leading shortstop of the West.
Shortstop Tim Anderson could be facing a similar fate.