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Riggleman said Morgan's difficulties last year had no bearing on what happened this spring.
"He basically had a clean slate coming in this spring and he was a model citizen," Riggleman said. "Upbeat, out there with a smile on his face. One of the hardest workers in camp."
Ankiel, who agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with Washington in December, will get the majority of starts in center, while Hairston Jr. will play mainly against left-handed pitchers.
Ankiel was competing for the job in left at the start of camp, but that was locked down early on by Michael Morse.
"Before spring started they just told me to be ready to play center, left and first," Ankiel said. "You come in every day before spring, during spring, you come in to try to be that everyday guy. It's exciting."
Dykstra played third base for Wisconsin of the low Class A Midwest League last season, where he hit .312 with 39 RBIs and 27 steals. The second-round pick in 2008 also had a .416 on-base percentage.
Dykstra is expected to report on Monday and likely to join Potomac of the high Class A Carolina League.
"He's an athletic kid, he's a really good runner," Rizzo said. "He's a good offensive player with a high on-base percentage guy and works counts. He's really the type of guy that hits at the top of the lineup. Has a little pop and speed and really commands the strike zone."
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