|The fearless Jim Edmonds|
tracks it down.
|Grady Sizemore about to make |
a great play in shallow center.
|Leave the batting practice |
socializing to the pitchers.
Too quiet. Like I mentioned in the post about mistakes catchers make, center fielders need to be the most vocal member of the outfielders. They are the coach in the outfield and should be constantly reminding the other two outfielders of things they need to know. Where batters hit the ball in previous at-bats. Which runners can run and which ones can't. The score. The outs. Any piece of information that would impact how an outfielder should play should be passed along by the center fielder. College coaches and professional scouts notice that so a center fielder cannot afford to be silent on the field.
Tomorrow: Right field