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Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers
Chone Figgins trying to regain his stroke with Dodgers

PHOENIX — One of the most difficult things to do in professional sports is to take a round bat, swing at a round ball and hit it square. Now imagine trying to do that after sitting out a full season at an age when most players are considering retirement. That's the challenge Chone Figgins is facing this spring in his longshot bid to make the Dodgers. Figgins is batting only .154 in 13 spring-training at-bats, but he says he's making progress. "The more and more you see pitching, the more comfortable you get," the former American League All-Star said. "It's just making sure I'm in my spot where I need to be." Figgins was released following...

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