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Jesus Guzman started at designated hitter on Saturday. Porter said he wanted to give Guzman a few at-bats prior to playing games on Monday and Tuesday in Arizona, at a National League park where Guzman figures to perform some pinch-hit duties.

"With the NL games coming and having to pinch-hit and double switch, I just try to get everybody at least a few at-bats under their belts going into those two National League games," Porter said.

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Jesus Guzman started at designated hitter on Saturday. Porter said he wanted to give Guzman a few at-bats prior to playing games on Monday and Tuesday in Arizona, at a National League park where Guzman figures to perform some pinch-hit duties.

"With the NL games coming and having to pinch-hit and double switch, I just try to get everybody at least a few at-bats under their belts going into those two National League games," Porter said.

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Brian McTaggart is reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, Tag's Lines. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter.

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