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Orioles prospect Ryan Mountcastle works out at first base, his third position in three years

Orioles prospect Ryan Mountcastle works out at first base, his third position in three years

Ryan Mountcastle, the former first-round draft pick and a top Orioles hitting prospect who hasn't found a defensive home yet on the diamond, is adding another position to his repertoire at major league camp.

Mountcastle, who turned 22 on Monday, worked primarily at first base during the first full-team workout at Orioles camp after just one full season at third base, with the Orioles' new coaching staff giving him his third position since he was drafted in 2015 as a shortstop in hopes of finding an easier path for his advanced bat to reach the majors.

While Mountcastle hasn't had his introductory sit-down meeting with the coaches and front office yet after arriving this...

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