Elliott Cary from Clackamas turned down Washington after being drafted in the 32nd round.
Once a fan favorite, Swisher's relationship with the fans soured in October, when the outfielder
voiced his displeasure with some hecklers.
That means playing with Garret Anderson and Vladimir Guerrero this spring will be paramount, but manager Mike Scioscia isn't going to overwork his veteran corner outfielders
should never back-pedal to the ball, as this is the slowest and clumsiest way to go back for a ball.
1 -- color) Former Dodgers outfielder
Brett Butler hopes his new position, as manager of the California League's Lancaster JetHawks, leads to a big -league job.
should play the ball like an infielder whenever he doesn't have to make a quick throw after catching the ball - meaning a routine base hit or a base hit that doesn't require a play on the lead runner.
The assistant coaches and spare pitchers can fungo balls to infielders and outfielders
The next way to deal with a ball in the sun is to flip down your sunglasses (which every outfielder
playing a sun field should be wearing.
have priority over the infielders on pop-ups between them because it is easier coming in on a fly ball than catching one while backpedaling.
More surgery: Dodgers outfielder
Jayson Werth, who hasn't played this season and whose surgically repaired left wrist still hasn't healed sufficiently to allow him to swing a bat without pain, has all but decided to accept the advice of several doctors and undergo an exploratory arthroscopic procedure to determine what is causing the continued discomfort.
Once the outfielder
calls for the ball, it will be okay for the other guys to reinforce his call.
Jarrad Page (seventh round) was a former four-year starter on defense for the UCLA football team.