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Q&A with Tampa Yankees Manager, Bill Masse
PinstripesPlus: What are your thoughts on Melky Cabrera? Bill Masse: What do I think about Melky Cabrera? This is easy. Melky is just an outstanding player and I was very impressed by him this year. I have very little doubt that someday he is going to be an outstanding Major League hitter. At such a young age, he is already a very professional, complete player. The thing is with him too, is that he is been able to make adjustments and that is what you have to do moving up through the farm system. But, I really think he is going to be a special hitter in the big leagues someday. Whenever you have a guy with a bit bat that is so young, you have something. I think he will definitely be in AA Trenton next year but we'll see. PinstripesPlus: What do you think was the cause for Cabrera's sudden power surge late in the season? Masse: Well, the thing is with Melky is that he didn't develop that power all of a sudden. He had it all year but it never translated into home runs in the...
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