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Josh Harrison Embracing Super Utility Role

Josh Harrison Embracing Super Utility Role

Photo by Mark Olson

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Josh Harrison has had to add several more gloves this season in his locker. Harrison on Monday made his Major League debut in right field. In front of his locker in the clubhouse prior to the game, the 24-year-old had to count because even he was unsure. The total: six. Two outfield gloves and four different gloves for the infield.

"It’s one of those things where, it’s fun to come to the field because you don’t know what position you’re going to play," Harrison said. "You see guys during BP, that are infielders that go to the outfield. You see guys from the outfield sometimes step into the infield. I actually get to do it. I enjoy it. It’s something I can do to help the team, playing different positions."

Over the past week, Harrison has been in the lineup everyday due to swinging a hot bat. Harrison has played right field, left field, third base, second base and shortstop with Pittsburgh defining the term, 'super utility man.' Harrison w...

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