Posted March 05, 2012 on tigers.scout.com
PLAYERS: Brandon Inge
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
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As spring training gets under way and games begin, possibly the biggest (and arguably undeserving) story line of the spring is the move of Brandon Inge to second base, and whether or not he can win the starting job. With the debate already in full swing, we take a look inside at why come April 5th, Inge should be nowhere near the keystone.
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