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David Buchanan’s little slice of heaven is in the outfield. He might be a pitcher by trade, but there are few things the 29-year old enjoys more than running, jumping and sliding around the outfield shagging fly balls during batting practice before games.

“You ask any pitcher, shagging BP is the best part of the day,” the Tokyo Yakult Swallows hurler told The Japan Times. “It’s fun. That’s what it’s all about. If you lose that kid in you, you need to stop playing.”

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