Trey Mancini planning to move around with Chicago Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) — Trey Mancini is planning to move around with the Chicago Cubs. He could see time at designated hitter, first base and the corner outfield spots after finalizing a two-year contract that could be worth up to $21 million. Mancini was in the mix for Team Italy for the World Baseball Classic, but he says he has decided to stay in Cubs camp so he can spend time with his new teammates. First baseman Eric Hosmer finalized his deal with Chicago on Jan. 13. Hosmer bats from the left side and Mancini is a right-handed hitter, so the starter might depend on the pitching matchup, and there also is the DH role. Or Mancini could spell Ian Happ or Seiya Suzuki in the outfield.
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