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Heathcott Aiming To Bounce Back

Heathcott is just 3 for his first 18 so far

TRENTON, NJ - In 2010, Slade Heathcott had his season cut short due to a shoulder injury while playing for Charleston. In 2011, he only played 53 games. The 2012 season consisted of a second shoulder injury for Heathcott. Now, the 23-year old outfielder looks to bounce back from offseason surgery to his right knee, which kept him out of Spring Training and the beginning of this season.

For Heathcott, one of the top prospects in the New York Yankees farm system, missing so much time is never good, especially with 2014 being such a crucial year. "Missing time in anything is no fun," he said. "You get paid to play the game and when we're sitting on the bench watching everyone else play it kinda makes you wonder why we're there." The Texarkana native has only played five games... Recommended Stories

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