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Should Yankees Play Vernon Wells at Third Base Once Curtis Granderson Returns?

class="ui-droppable">New York Yankees' outfielder Vernon Wells did something Wednesday night that he’d never done throughout his 15-year career: He played the infield.

When manager Joe Girardi decided to pinch-hit Travis Hafner for third baseman Chris Nelson in the ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies, Wells made the move to the hot corner for the bottom half of the inning.

“As soon as I saw Travis coming up, I knew I was going to end up playing third,” Wells told Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News. “The panic set in immediately.”

Despite it being the first time Wells ever played in the infield, he wasn’t an issue defensively—cleanly fielding one grounder that retired Rockies' outfielder ...

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