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Jesus Montero Working Out At First Base For Yankees

style="text-align: justify;">Buried at the bottom of an Associated Press article about Phil Hughes battling for the final rotation spot was this little piece of information:

“Jesus Montero , one of the Yankees’ top prospects, is working out at first base.”

Montero’s defensive issues behind the plate are well noted, but so far the Yankees have not given up on him there. So does this signal a change in plans? Probably not.

I still believe that he’ll be given a fair chance to stick as a catcher, but this is just about options. It remains unlikely that the Yankees will deal him, but if they do, this only increases ...

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