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    Smile to field/deploy the player

    It's important for a baseball coach to field/deploy the players in a game.


    Do both field and deploy fit in the above sentence and convey about the same idea? If neither, what is the right verb that works there? Thanks.

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    Default Re: to field/deploy the player

    'Deploy' suggests strategy and thought, while 'field' just suggests putting them on the pitch to me.

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    Default Re: to field/deploy the player

    Thanks, Tdol.
    Could you come up with a better verb to fit in the base sentence?

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    Default Re: to field/deploy the player

    Deploy sounds fine.

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