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Afternoon Notes From Instructs 9/29

Afternoon Notes From Instructs 9/29

Morning practices are over, and the Pirates are about to play a game against the Phillies.  Some notes from this afternoon:

Fryer taking ground balls at third base.

-Yesterday I mentioned that Matt Curry and Eric Fryer were both getting time at third base.  Curry was just there in a sandlot type setting, due to the intersquad game.  Fryer, on the other hand, is getting time at third base to increase his versatility.  He was back at third base today during a batting practice session, and was taking ground balls there this morning.

-Most of the guys were doing an interesting infield drill this morning.  They would throw the ball around the infield, with the catcher also participating.  There would usually be three throws in a row.  If someone dropped a throw, or didn't make the save...

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