Oakland A's Josh Donaldson Learning to Play Third Base

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Oakland A's Josh Donaldson Learning to Play Third Base
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PHOENIX -- A's third baseman Josh Donaldson took Oakland infield coach Mike Gallego aside the other day to voice his concerns about the angle he's been taking on slow grounders hit his way. "He's not afraid to ask questions, and he thought the approach he was taking was making him fall off line as he was throwing,'' Gallego said. "He wasn't satisfied with his angle and felt he could make a stronger throw.'' The answer was for Donaldson to keep his shoulders over the ball more, that way to get better spin and more accuracy on his throws to first base...

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