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Then, to finish the sequence, he does that between-the-legs thing on the run and makes it look like a rational way to play shortstop.

Yasel Antuna, a 21-year-old shortstop, was added to the 40-man roster this offseason.

Too often, though, was the scene of Robles charging in for a shallow pop-up, a few steps late, and watching it land somewhere close to him, Soto and Turner at shortstop.

At the moment, Washington has Yan Gomes behind the plate, Bell at first, Starlin Castro at second, Trea Turner at shortstop, Carter Kieboom at third, Juan Soto in left and Victor Robles in center.

Kieboom, another lifelong shortstop, is now getting his shot to stick at third.

The New York Yankees shortstop played his final Major League Baseball game Sunday in Boston.

And Alex Rodriguez was not “inarguably the best-hitting shortstop in history.”

He just wants to play shortstop somewhere, anywhere, and Schwartz offers him his chance.

An endless amount of time was wasted haggling with future Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter.

In this lighter Steinbrenner moment, he joins forces with beloved Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in a Visa commercial.

The squeeze, Cooper, hissed Nelson in Chippers ear, as the little shortstop rose from the bench.

Both the shortstop and the second baseman were facing the outfield, watching the soaring ball.

It must not be inferred that grand-stand playing is confined to the shortstop.

You can have my resignation as shortstop too, if you want it, growled Iredell, who was evidently in a nasty humor.

Iredell followed with another in almost identically the same place, and an error by the Red shortstop filled the bases.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortstop, such as: break, break off, cut off, cut short, delay, and discontinue.

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