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Pittsburgh Pirates: The Pirates' Freddy Sanchez is the National League's reigning batting champion.
But so far at spring training, his position for the upcoming season is uncertain.
Sanchez excelled at third base last season, but he has performed exclusively at second in the opening days of camp, largely because management wants to determine where two other competing infielders, Jose Castillo and Jose Bautista, fit into the plan.
Sanchez says he's not ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL