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Hale Likes Sidewinders Versatility; Patience

Hale Likes Sidewinders Versatility; Patience

Chip Hale has a lot of flexibility in his everyday lineup for the Triple-A affiliate of the Diamondbacks. In fact his lineup Wednesday showed it off, second baseman Andy Green started at third the night before, third baseman Brian Barden was over at second two days ago, and shortstop Matt Kata has played four different positions in the last year for the Diamondbacks. Hale checks in to update his ever changing infield, Scott Hairston's progress in center, and Conor Jackson's timetable.

Tucson Sidewinders Manager Chip Hale knows he has it good.   "If my problem is trying to figure out where to play guys because they can play so many different positions, I'm happy with that problem."    Hale is referring to his infield in Tucson, which now has the addition of the versatile Matt Kata, along with the already utility minded Andy Green, and second base/third base prospect Brian... Recommended Stories

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