Who Needs the Infield? Dee Gordon Throws Out a Runner at Third from Center!
Since his Major League career began with the Dodgers back in 2011, Dee Gordon has played 1,320.2 innings at shortstop and another 4,462.2 innings at second base – in 2015, Gordon even won a gold glove for his efforts at second base.
So naturally, when the Marlins traded Gordon to the Seattle this offseason, the Mariners immediately placed him in … center field?
Yep, with Robinson Cano firmly entrenched at second base – and still rockin’, I might add – the Mariners are turning Gordon’s career on its head, and so far … he’s proving them right.
Watch him throw out a runner at third from center field, after a botched pickoff move sends the ball past the bag and into the outfield:
New position, no problem for @FlashGJr . #SpringTraining pic.twitter.com/xT3HN27ss6
— MLB (@MLB) March 8, 2018
Looks like he’ll be just fine out there, after all.