Dozier, 25, has played eight games total at first base, all at Triple-A Omaha last August.
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But Royals officials want to see versatility from many of their players this spring, including Dozier, who likely will start the season in the Minor Leagues.
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MLB.com Royals reporter Jeffrey Flanagan discusses outfield prospect Hunter Dozier's potential and how he could fit into the team's future
"It's just been the past few days, I've been playing a lot of first," Dozier said. "Really getting a lot of work there.
"I like it. It's definitely different. The positioning is different. The bunt plays are different from third base."
At least Dozier is accustomed to playing a hot corner from his time at third base. So hot shots to first don't alarm him.
"It's still the hot corner," he said. "But it's not bad."
Dozier would like to lean on Gold Glove first baseman
Eric Hosmer for a little help on Hosmer's specialty -- making great scoops on errant throws.
"I need to," Dozier said. "Haven't had much of a chance yet."
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From a club standpoint, it makes sense to have Dozier try some first base. Right field is occupied by
Jorge Soler for years to come. And Hosmer is a potential free agent after this season.
"It's fun bouncing around," Dozier said. "I like learning new positions. I'm enjoying it."
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