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Betancourt sits with sore right ankle

Betancourt sits with sore right ankle

Betancourt sits with sore right ankle
KANSAS CITY -- Royals infielder Yuniesky Betancourt is nursing a sore right ankle, result of a slight sprain suffered in a Spring Training game.

"We need to get that taken care of and get him back to running full strength," manager Ned Yost said. "It's the thing that he did at the end of Spring Training and it's been nagging him."

Yost plans to use the right-handed-hitting Betancourt at second base in Tuesday night's game, instead of left-handed-hitting Chris Getz, because the Tigers are starting lefty Drew Smyly.

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