Dodgers News:Miguel Vargas aims to leave behind his hitting struggles from…

Miguel Vargas has entered spring training with the Los Angeles Dodgers looking to move past the struggles of last season.

He is healthy and optimistic despite not having a clear path to a roster spot.Vargas was given the starting second base job to begin last season. He didn’t last until the All-Star break. After the Dodgers sent Vargas to Triple-A Oklahoma City on July 9, he was never recalledVargas also admitted that his swing never recovered after an early-season injury. Now, he’s feeling healthy and ready to go. The biggest question is, where will he play?.

The Dodgers asked Vargas to move to left field now that Mookie Betts is their everyday second baseman. Playing time at first, third, and shortstop will be limited with Freddie Freeman, Max Muncy, and Gavin Lux slated to start at those respective positions.

Utility infielder Miguel Rojas is backing up both Lux and Betts. That leaves the outfield, where the Dodgers have Teoscar Hernandez, Manuel Margot and Chris Taylor capable of playing left field.

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