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Indians | Matt LaPorta will see PT

Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta said the team plans to get an extensive look at 1B Matt LaPorta over the remainder of the season. "He's going to get plenty of at-bats the rest of the way," Acta said. "He deserves, and we deserve, to give him an extended look for the rest of the year." He hit .264 with 19 home runs, 19 doubles and 61 RBIs in 101 games with Triple-A Columbus. LaPorta will play mostly at first base and as the designated hitter.

2012-08-24 16:09:18 | Source: MLB.com - Jordan Bastian

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