Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/10/12
Some guys have to look at the lineup every day to see whether they're playing. Atlanta Braves infielder-outfielder Martin Prado has to look at it to see which position he's playing. It could be anywhere except pitcher or catcher. There aren't many weeks like the one he had from Aug. 23 to Aug. 29, when he started at five positions: left field, first base, second base, third base and shortstop. But even when he starts at the same position for consecutive games, he might move somewhere else after the seventh inning. He keeps several gloves handy in the dugout just in case. For the first half of the season, as he shuttled between left field and backing up third baseman Chipper Jones when Jones' knees wouldn't let him start, Prado said he didn't care where he played as long as he batted second in the order. Hitting in the same spot every day was his anchor. Recently, manager Fredi Gonzalez has slotted him sixth in the order, hoping his consistent bat can lengthen the lineup. Prado...
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