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Leyland wants Inge to succeed at second base

Leyland wants Inge to succeed at second base

Leyland wants Inge to succeed at second base

"Brandon Inge, second baseman? Tigers manager Jim Leyland arrived at spring training Thursday afternoon and immediately delivered the camp's first major news: Inge has asked to compete for the starting job at second base, and that's fine with Leyland, even though Inge has never played the position in the majors.

"I hope it works out," Leyland said. "If he's really good defensively at second and can hit, it makes us better. I can use (Ryan) Raburn in left and use Delmon (Young) at DH, and vice versa. ...

"It's pretty interesting. I want to give it a fair shot. I don't want Inge to say, 'I didn't get a fair shot.' ""

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By Truth and rumors
Friday, 17 Feb 2012

 

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  • jenny_foxie said: The second base might not look like it is very crucial. However, as the old clich√© goes, every base counts. - BrandStar Entertainment 8:53PM 04/07/14
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