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7 June 2009: San Diego Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez (23) seen here during a game agaisnt the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park in San Diego, California. Photo via Newscom

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TAMPA, Fla. –– Adrian Gonzalez is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner as a first baseman. Although he's still penciled in to patrol that position this season, Gonzalez isn't exactly thrilled with Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine's potential plan of slotting him into the outfield this spring. "I told Bobby I'm not an outfielder," Gonzalez said Monday. "We all know that. I'm not an outfielder. I'm a first baseman. But whatever it takes Papi [David Ortiz] to get some early at-bats." Valentine first conveyed the notion on Mar. 3, saying Gonzalez's reps in the outfield will allow Ortiz a chance...
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