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Towers said the addition of Ross and a top contact hitter in Prado changes the character of the club.

“I would say we’re going to be a little different club,” he said. “I think we can still hit home runs, but I think the last couple of years we’ve relied too much on the long ball. If you look at our record, those days that we didn’t homer, we usually didn’t win.”

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AP sports writer Charles Odum in Atlanta contributed to this report.

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