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Patterson Growing Mentally Strong

Patterson is working out at Instructs

Passive observers of minor league baseball will often point out that a prospect who misses the majority of a season with injuries had a 'lost year' in his development. But as Garrett Patterson learned this past season, there's a lot more to the game than the physical side.

Garrett Patterson has a world of talent. A left-handed hurler, he can bring his fastball in the high-90's at times, which is something seldom found around baseball. But tagged with the injury bug in his amateur days, Patterson caught it once again this past season. "Obviously I can't say it was a successful year for the simple fact that I hurt my hamstring, came back from it and started...

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