Frazier (back) has been able to take swings in the batting cage this week, Kevin Gorman of reports.

The veteran corner infielder continues to progress in his recovery from lower-back tightness, but it's unclear if he'll be ready to rejoin the lineup before the Pirates' Grapefruit League schedule comes to a close. Assuming he's back to full health heading into Opening Day, Frazier, a non-roster invitee, should be in good position to win a bench role.

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