Center Field Suits Forrest Wall

Rockies Organization Report

Forrest Wall (Photo by Bill Mitchell)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—He hasn’t switched positions, but Forrest Wall played more center field than second base in spring training and will do so this season.

The 21-year-old Wall began playing center field in instructional league. The 2014 supplemental first-rounder, who had labrum surgery on his shoulder in high school, worked diligently with the Rockies’ training staff to improve his arm strength.

Wall made gains at second base—where his arm grades as playable—and he has enough arm for center field thanks to his accuracy.

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