Blue Jays' Steve Pearce: Returns to field Sunday

Pearce (elbow) is batting third and playing first base during Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Pirates.

Sunday's contest marks the first time that Pearce has played in the field following his offseason elbow surgery. He's expected to see more time in the outfield during the regular season, but manager John Gibbons wants to ease the veteran in at the less physically demanding position of first base for the time being.

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