MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins love Ryan Doumit's versatility. That's why the team signed him to a two-year contract extension earlier this season --he can play multiple positions while also providing some pop offensively.
Prior to joining the Twins as a free agent this offseason, Doumit had spent time at first base, right field and designated hitter along with his normal position, catcher. For a handful of games this year, Minnesota has put Doumit in left field, a position he didn't play until this season.
Doumit was in left field Wednesday against Kansas City and experienced his roughest night in the field as he committed three errors in the eighth inning of the Twins' 10-5 loss to the Royals.
"I'm going to have days like this," Doumit said after the game. "It's part of the learning curve."
The first error occurred on a fly ball by Johnny Giavotella. As Doumit ran to make the catch in the left-center field gap, he took his eyes off the ball and couldn't come up with the catc...