"You'll probably avoid a situation where a ground ball would hurt."
First, a hard ground ball went off his left foot.
He kept the ball down and got a lot of ground balls.
It happened when he hit a routine ground ball to third.
Every ground ball he runs full out hard because you just never know.
And it happened because a ground ball produced only one out, not two.
"The last thing I wanted was a ground ball to short for a 6-4-3 double play."
A ground ball on the second pitch can be better.
You don't have to be big to field a ground ball.
Usually, when a guy comes to a team, you take a lot of ground balls to get used to each other.