Should Aaron Judge worry about four-man outfields?

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Should Aaron Judge worry about four-man outfields?
Should Aaron Judge worry about four-man outfields?

Ever wonder what a four-man outfield looks like? I took this at Target Field last summer, in the eighth inning of a one-run game between the Twins and the Kansas City Royals. It was the first time I had seen a shift like this with my own eyes. It occurred a couple of months after the Houston Astros made waves with a similar idea: As baseball fans we're all accustomed to the traditional, Ted Williams-style of shift: one of the middle infielders swings around into the shallow outfield of a hitter's pull side, and the other shades almost directly behind second base. What we're not used to seeing is similar shakeups in the outfield, but it may be time to pay attention to them. Aaron Judge saw a four

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