AngelsWin Today: AngelsWin.com Exclusive Interview with Angels Infielder David Fletcher in LA Angels | MLB Daily Posted September 12 22 hours ago, FromJapan said: In June 2018 when the Angels promoted Fletcher to Major Leagues, there was an introductory article appeared in the Japanese sports media. The outline is: Utility infielder with high batting average He's from Orange County, the home of the Angels Younger brother Dominic is also a baseball player Reference: "Baseball Channel" posted on June 15, 2018 (in Japanese)https://www.baseballchannel.jp/mlb/49490/ Fletcher has become more popular in Japan this year, because Fletcher and Ohtani have formed a leadoff and bat 2nd combination of starting lineup. Also, pictures of his wedding are well known. ------------------------- Although the expression itself, blue-collar, is exist in Japanese just the same, "blue-collar" player, the color expressions that represent the characteristics of players in this article, are not used for baseball players in Japan. In Japan, we sometimes use the word "ibushi-gin", a color like antique sterling silver, for another type of the player. "Ibushi-gin player" means a veteran who is not flashy but has the ability to play an active role in important situations. Thank you for sharing this.