from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A player assigned to the infield.
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- noun baseball A player that plays in the
infield, which is the inner portion of the field
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- noun (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield
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"If we're carrying two extra middle infielders, and Espinosa can go over and play short if Desi needed a day off, that second middle infielder is just probably never going to play."
Orlando Hudson, Diamondbacks: Losing a Gold Glove middle infielder is a crushing blow to a pitching staff.
The Milwaukee Brewers infielder is among a growing breed of player who is virtually a regular in his team's lineup, though not at a set defensive position.
The veteran infielder is batting .488 (20-for-41) this season, but is hitless in 10 career at-bats against Kim.
The 35-year-old infielder is batting .311 and is in the top 10 in the NL with 153 hits and 97 runs.
The Giants placed Velez on the 15-day disabled list and recalled infielder Ryan Rohlinger from Triple-A Fresno.
Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday afternoon and the Rockies recalled infielder Chris Nelson from Triple-A Colorado Springs to fill his roster spot.
Mark Teahen on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right middle finger and recalled infielder
To take Flores 'spot, the club recalled infielder Jonathan Herrera from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
To fill Berkman's roster spot, the Yankees recalled infielder Eduardo Nunez from