A utility player in Major League Baseball can best be loosely described as a “jack of all trades.” Often called upon to play up to five or six different positions in a single season, utility players can be invaluable to their teams. Utility players are also a dream for general managers, who can rely on a utility guy to take a spot on a roster that would ordinarily have to be filled by two or three separate players.
This post is written by Jeff Herbst. Jeff has had a passion for sports ever since he could first walk and enjoys writing in his spare time. He works with Phoenix Bats, a company that creates world-class wood bats and maple baseball bats for amateur and professional ball players around the world.