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Maruszak Carving Himself A Role

It's all in the mechanics. Allow a flatter swing with less wrapping and what do you get? The answer is easy: Addison Maruszak's boosting average, rising offensive numbers and numerous home runs. The first baseman and shortstop finally had a breakthrough back around June when he tweaked his footwork and batting positions, turning himself into an all exclusive utility player.

Currently with the Double-A Trenton Thunder, Maruszak is quickly becoming the team's right hand man, literally. Stealing his own thunder with a .290 average, there is no telling what the Florida native can do with an already combined 12 home runs, 4 stolen bases and 45 RBIs this season. A recent power surge on his part seems to be only the beginning. "I made an adjustment hitting," Maruszak...

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