Padres shift so there's nobody in center field, Matt Duffy hits double straight to center field
Shifts are a hot topic in baseball. Generally, they seem to work on hitters who tend to pull or hit balls in a certain direction. Other times, they don't.
During the Giants' 8-2 win over the Padres on Tuesday, San Diego installed an outfield shift against Matt Duffy that left a gap in center field. So, where did Duffy hit Keith Hessler's offering? Straight-away center field: