BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates went through the first day of full-squad workouts on Monday, and there weren’t many surprises as the position players joined the pitchers and catcher for drills, workouts, live batting practice, and defense.
The Pirates placed most of their returning major-league position players in the same group, and it was a pretty clear preview of a potential Opening Day lineup with catcher Francisco Cervelli, first baseman Josh Bell, second baseman Josh Harrison, shortstop Jordy Mercer, third baseman Colin Moran, and outfielders Adam Frazier, Gregory Polanco and Starling Marte. They were joined by reserves Elias Diaz, David Freese, Jordan Luplow, Daniel Nava, Kevin Newman, Jacob Stallings, and Cole Tucker.
Nava played first base, a position he doesn’t have that much...
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