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• Just two days after saying he'd like to get the hot-hitting Alberto Callaspo in the lineup more, Melvin kept to his word and stuck the versatile switch-hitter into the designated hitter spot Wednesday.

Callaspo entered the day with four hits in only nine at-bats on the year.

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• Just two days after saying he'd like to get the hot-hitting Alberto Callaspo in the lineup more, Melvin kept to his word and stuck the versatile switch-hitter into the designated hitter spot Wednesday.

Callaspo entered the day with four hits in only nine at-bats on the year.

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"You gotta play a hot hand," said Melvin. "You want to keep everyone up to speed with their at-bats, but when you have a guy that's swinging well, you want to get him in there more so."

Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Major Lee-ague, and follow her on Twitter @JaneMLB.

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