TEMPE, Ariz. —
The 39-year-old veteran has made several outstanding defensive plays at second base and shortstop, and he can also play third, a position the Angels might need coverage at if they decide to pull
“He’s a magician with his hands,” Manager
McDonald, who has played for seven different teams in 13 years, has been a reserve for virtually all of his 13-year big league career. Had he hit better than .235, his career average, and played on a regular basis, many think he would have won several Gold Glove awards.
“You can look at
"He has an innate sense of playing this game. It's why he's been able to keep going, to still play at a major league level, even as a player's skills start to fade."