Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 2/18/13
LAKE BUENVA VISTA, Fla. Last February, Tyler Pastornicky came into spring training as the favorite to be the Braves' everyday shortstop. A year later, he's preparing to take on an entirely different role. During Monday's infield drills, Terry Pendleton hit a sharp grounder up the middle and Pastornicky, playing second base, charged. He backhanded the ball and in a fluid motion, fired an off-balance throw to first baseman Freddie Freeman. Pastornicky will play second this spring. He'll play shortstop and he'll play outfield, too, all in an effort to make him Atlanta's next Mr. Versatility. "Why can he not be the next Martin Prado?" said manager Fredi Gonzalez, referencing the infielderoutfielder who was dealt to the Diamondbacks in the Justin Upton trade. "I think it's a little bit different for me this spring in that regard," Pastornicky said. He won the starting shortstop role last spring, but after hitting .262 with a .712 OPS through April, Pastornicky struggled with a .23...
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