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Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Is second base the new third base?


It might be the most fascinating phenomenon in baseball this spring: three teams turning outfielders and third basemen into second basemen. The Cardinals are doing it with Skip Schumaker, the Royals are doing it with Mark Teahen, and the Rockies are doing it with Ian Stewart.

Crazy? When it's one team you might think so, but when it's three teams you have wonder if maybe they've figured out something that everyone else hasn't.

That's Dave Cameron's take, I'm guessing ...

What if the game suddenly changed in a dramatic and fundamental way, and we were around to see it?