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Dugas Keeps Grinding

Dugas has been promoted to Triple-A Scranton

TRENTON, NJ - Despite not being one of the toolsier players around, outfielder Taylor Dugas took quickly to the level of play at Double-A Trenton, hovering around a .300 average for most of the season before being promoted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, and it's in large part due to his grinding style of play.

Dugas showed his ability to make contact at the plate while with Tampa in 2013. He batted .321 with 62 hits in just 55 games, something he credits to an adjustment to his batting stance. "Last year when I was in Tampa, I made some adjustments to my swing," Dugas said. "I lowered my hand position a bit and tried to keep my swing shorter. Throughout the offseason, I continued to work on those...

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