Player Positions

There are core nine positions in baseball.
  • Pitcher
  • Catcher
  • First Base
  • Second Base
  • Third Base
  • Shortstop
  • Left Field
  • Center Field
  • Right Field

Starting Pitchers (先発投手)

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Relief Pitchers (救援投手, リリーフ投手)

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Closers (抑え投手, クローザー)

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Catchers (捕手)

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Outfielders (外野手)

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First Basemen (一塁手)

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Second Basemen (二塁手)

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Third Basemen (三塁手)

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Shortstop (遊撃手)

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Aptitude

While viewing a player's data, you may see either their "aptitude" (てきせい) or "defensive position" (守備位置) below their nameplate.
Aptitude Defensive Position
Basically, this indicates what positions they can play and how well they are at playing that position. These positions are represented by 1~3 kanji of varying sizes. The bigger the kanji, the better they are at playing that position.