The shifting landscape in baseball 

January, 29, 2012

Ben ZobristHannah Foslien/Getty ImagesPlayers like Ben Zobrist are becoming more common in Major League Baseball.

The other day, a smart baseball official noted the shifting landscape in the game. "It's becoming more and more difficult to find good everyday position players," he said. "It used to be that good young pitching was harder to come by, but now I think it's getting more difficult to find the position player who can do everything to stay in the lineup every day."