From Alex Vigderman at ACTA Sports on April 4, 2019:
This offseason featured renewed discussion about banning the shift. That doesn’t look like it will happen in the imminent future, though, and that’s good news for MLB teams. Through the first week of the season, the league is once again on pace to shift more than it did the year before. And three teams have started on pace for more than 2,000 shifts on balls in play, well above the previous record.
But what if I told you that the Marlins are on pace to use infield shifts nearly 1,000 more times than the previous record holder?
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Originally published: April 5, 2019. Last Updated: April 5, 2019.