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Boston Herald Feb 26, 2017
Mastrodonato: Red Sox put Blake Swihart in tough position, making him a roster long-shot

Mastrodonato: Red Sox put Blake Swihart in tough position, making him a roster long-shot

If the Red Sox still feel the same way they once did about Blake Swihart, why did they bring him to spring training with a slim chance to win a roster spot?As Pablo Sandoval attempts to make a comeback with no guarantee of success and the Red Sox rely on Brock Holt and maybe Josh Rutledge as Sandoval’s only competition, why the Sox didn’t want to see Swihart at third base is worth pondering.After all, they thought he could play there upon drafting him 26th overall in 2011.“I remember talking about it and I was less concerned with what the position was going to be because it wasn’t...

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