BRADENTON, Fla. - Phil Gosselin helped lead the Pirates to a win today, hitting a grand slam with two outs in the fifth inning in the 6-5 win over the Orioles. Gosselin was also playing left field, which is a position he's only played three times in the majors, and a few dozen times in the minors. Hurdle said after the game that he's comfortable giving Gosselin a shot in the outfield.
"My comfort zone is that he's a Major League player," Hurdle said. "A very versatile guy. We're going to get him some reps, and see if that's something he can work in his tool set. He understands the importance of if he can pull it off. He'll give it everything he's got. He's a complete team player."
Gosselin's versatility includes second, third, and shortstop. But the Pirates are giving him a look at f...
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