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Salvy pulls off no-look flip for out at first base

KANSAS CITY — Salvador Perez made just his fifth career appearance at first base for the Royals on Monday night, but he looked like a natural in the fifth inning in the series opener against the Tigers. Jim Adduci led off the frame with a sharp grounder directly at Perez, who got his glove on the ball as he charged ...

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Mets' Cespedes working out at 1st base, is 'open' to position change

Yoenis Cespedes may occupy an unfamiliar position when he returns to the New York Mets‘ lineup. Cespedes, who’s been on the disabled list since May with a hip injury, is taking ground balls at first base at the Mets’ Florida complex as part of his rehab program, a source told <a href="https:/… MLB | theScore

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Nationals' Harper wants to play first base

Other than a couple games at designated hitter, every time Bryce Harper has taken the field in his seven-year career has been to play in the outfield. That might soon change. The Washington Nationals slugger was apparently seen fielding grounders at first while taking instructions from first-… MLB | theScore

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Sandoval to make 1st career start at 2nd base

Pablo Sandoval has become Mr. Versatility for San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy. He’s already appeared at third base, first base, and pitched an inning of relief this season, and now Sandoval will make his first career start at second base Sunday against the Chicago Cubs. Sandoval… MLB | theScore

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Sandoval taking reps at second base: 'So far, so good'

With injuries mounting for the San Francisco Giants, Pablo Sandoval has started taking ground balls at second base, and the increasingly versatile veteran could see some game action there in the future, according to infield coach Ron … MLB | theScore

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Greinke drives in run, steals base in same inning

PHOENIX — Cruising through the first five innings Thursday night against the Nationals, the one thing Zack Greinke and the D-backs were missing were runs. So Greinke made sure he took care of that. View Full Game Coverage … MLB News Index

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