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Worth noting

• First baseman Jared Lakind, a career .163 hitter in three seasons with the Gulf Coast (Rookie) League Pirates and short season Class A State College Spikes, is being converted to a pitcher. In addition, the following players have been released from Minor League camp: Alexey Lukashevich, Porfirio Lopez, Michael Colla, Philippe Valiquette, Martires Cadet and Wilson Lee.


Paul Hagen is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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