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Dodgers activate Izturis, plan to play him at third base

Updated: June 20, 2006, 9:46 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers activated Gold Glove shortstop Cesar Izturis on Tuesday and plan to play him at third base.

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Manager Grady Little announced the plan before the Dodgers faced the Seattle Mariners, saying Izturis will be the team's everyday third baseman -- at least for now -- starting Thursday night.

The 26-year-old switch-hitter was an NL All-Star for the first time last year before undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery in September to repair degenerative ...

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