Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/1/11
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Hanley Ramirez is hoping to be ready for the start of spring training as he makes progress in his recovery from left shoulder surgery. And Ramirez is expecting to open the season at his usual position -- shortstop. Although there has been speculation over the years about a switch to center field or another spot, Ramirez said in late October that the Marlins have not approached him about a position switch for 2012. New manager Ozzie Guillen said he didn't know whether the front office might have a position switch planned for Ramirez. "I just got there, and I just want him on the field no matter where. If he has to be a shortstop, it's shortstop. If he has to be somewhere else, I just want this kid to be on the field every day. That's what I'm looking for," Guillen said. "It's up to the Marlins, what they have in mind, what they want to do. The longer this kid's on the field there and giving me at-bats every day, that's what I need." Ramirez recently stopped wearing the shoulder...
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