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Bichette Making Quick Adjustments

Bichette is hitting .407 in July

Dante Bichette Jr. came into his first professional baseball season surrounded by hype. And rightfully so. Drafted by the Yankees in the first round, with the 51st overall pick, Bichette is the son of a four-time All-Star. His size and swing excited scouts and fans but when he joined the Gulf Coast League squad in June, his numbers were less than stellar.

Bichette posted a .159 batting average through his first 13 games. He did show the potential of a keen eye though as he still managed to walk 15 times and accumulate an impressive on-base percentage of .371. It took a couple weeks, but the highly touted first round pick started to figure things out in July. "The main thing for him is getting used to professional pitching," GCL hitting coach...

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