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Sunday, March 19, 2006
Reserves Battle to Replace David Bell
Phillies reserve infielders AlexGonzalez and AbrahamNieves will vie to replace 3B DavidBell, who is "out indefinitely" with back spasms. Any of the three would be of marginal value even in deeper NL only leagues.
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