Anyone who has been to a professional baseball game has heard David Bowie’s “Changes” blaring during a pitching change. But in 2018, change brings on new meaning across Major League Baseball with a host of prominent players making a switch in the position they play.
With strange house cleanings across the league during the offseason, new prospects rising through the ranks and age also factoring in, some veteran players are being left with the choice of sitting on the bench more than they’d like (and more than fans would like) or learning a “new” position.
Factor in the underwhelming free agent season that occurred during the offseason, some teams are also left wanting more at certain positions. Here are the players who are making the biggest changes across the MLB.