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Robert Andino hasn't played third since the age of six!?

And yet there he was playing the position.

Andino entered the game in the top of the 10th inning as part of a double switch. Manager Fredi Gonzalez put Andino at third, a position he hadn't played since he was 6.

"I didn't like it, so I started playing second and short," said Andino, who nearly made a terrific play on a Brian Schneider swinging bunt. "I thought he was out. Just react, you can't think. That's all I did."

I thought he was out too, but I'm unbelievably biased so I'm not sure my opinion should count.

The thing that puzzles me about this is I thought Andino was playing almost all the infield positions while in Albuquerque to put him a more favorable position to be called up.  I guess not.  Apparently, it was only the middle infield positions.

If the Marlins find themselves in dire straits again, and obviously experience at a position isn't necessary -- I played third when I was six also.  And I sure could use $390,000,  But don't be expecting any game winning home runs from me.