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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Evan Longoria doesn’t mind the designated hitter rule, so long as he’s not the DH.

He won’t have to worry about that anytime soon after moving out of the American League, where he spent his first 10 big-league seasons.

Longoria made his defensive debut for the Giants on Saturday, playing four innings at third base and going 2-for-2 with his first home run. He had played three previous games as a DH and got one hit.

“You’re just into the game a little more,” said Longoria, referring to playing the field instead of DHing. “The flow of the game is a little easier. I’ve never been a consistent DH. …continue reading here…