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Pearce Ready For Shot At Right Field

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PITTSBURGH-- The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to give top prospect Steve Pearce a shot at replacing Xavier Nady in right field. The Bucs dealt Nady to the New York Yankees on Friday night and recalled first baseman/outfielder Pearce from Triple A Indianapolis on Saturday.

"We've got options - we called Pearce up," Pirates manager John Russell said. "We'll give him an opportunity to play and kind of see where he's at, and we obviously feel comfortable with Jason Michaels and Doug Mientkiewicz has been able to play out there some. We feel pretty good...

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