A whole new ballgame for some players

Originally Published: March 8, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The equipment trucks won't be leaving Arizona for another three weeks. But for several players in the Cactus League, every day is moving day.

It's tough enough changing positions in the minor leagues. The learning curve is considerably shorter in the majors, where every gaffe, misstep or brain cramp can make you an instant punch line on "SportsCenter."

The following players showed up at spring training with open minds and a willingness to arrive early, stay late and ...

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