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Xander Bogaerts temporarily shifts to third base

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Xander Bogaerts, for the first time that he could remember, played a different position Tuesday.

The shortstop shifted over to third base and took some ground balls in preparation for the World Baseball Classic. Bogaerts, who is from Aruba, will play for the Netherlands.

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