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De La Rossa Sharpens His Tools

De La Rossa is improving his all-around game

After three seasons in the Dominican Summer Leagues, Wilkins De La Rossa put his game together in the GCL last year. After starting slowly with the Charleston RiverDogs, De La Rossa has taken his tools to Staten Island, where he'll patrol centerfield for the Baby Bombers.

"I felt good about being over there [in Charleston] but they brought me over here [to Staten Island], so I had to make the best of it," said De La Rossa, through interpreter Marvin Burgos. With centerfielder Austin Jackson and right fielder Jose Tabata forging All-Star campaigns in Charleston, De La Rossa, Estee Harris, and Jonathan Poterson had to share left field. At times, De La Rossa... Recommended Stories

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