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Gumbs Looking To Slow Down

Gumbs wants to get back to his approach

It was supposed to be a breakout season for Angelo Gumbs in 2013, at least, that was the hope. It turned out to be another injury-plagued season, however, and when he was healthy enough to get on the field he pressed too hard. Finally healthy once again, he's looking to get back to slowing the game down and allow the game to come to him.

He hit just .213 between high-A Tampa and low-A Charleston this past season with a lower walk ratio than the year before, a lower extra-base hit percentage, and less stolen bases. "I felt like it was a tough year," Gumbs admitted. "I had some high points and some highlights, but offensively it was a tough year. Defensively I did what I had to do, I did my thing and felt very confident...

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