A's infielders pointed in right direction

Gallego stresses seeing the ball better off the bat as a way to improve defensively

Originally Published: March 31, 2009
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

There are Web Gems. There is a book out called "The Fielding Bible," which attempts to explain the value of defense. There is Perry Hill, the Pirates' infield genius/coach.

"We don't have any pages left in the phone books in our room because Perry is up all night demonstrating the double play using the phone books as the base," said Pirates coach Rich Donnelly, who is Hill's roommate this spring.

There are the Tampa Bay Rays, who made it to the World Series last season in large ...

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