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White Sox Name Morel Starting Third Baseman

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Brent Morel

Brent Morel (Photo Credit: Getty Images, By: Norm Hall)

On Thursday, Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen announced that Brent Morel will be the team’s starting third baseman.

The 23-year old Morel is only hitting .269 this spring, but is a more dependable, defensively, than Mark Teahen. Ozzie said that he would make sure that Teahen still got at-bats.

In 81 games for Triple-A Charlotte last season, Morel had a .320 batting average with eight home runs and 34 RBI.

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