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Duncan Making Strides At First

Duncan is working on his footwork

Eric Duncan's Yankee career has been full of ups and downs. This year could be the make-or-break season for him, but after a winter of conditioning his oft-injured back and smoothing his defense at first base, he could be poised for a breakout year.

After a tumultuous 2006 season, Eric Duncan's status on the list of organizational prospects dropped a bit. He began the year with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, but after batting a paltry .209 in 31 games, he was sent to Double-A Trenton where he proceeded to hit .248 and display his highly acclaimed power potential by smacking ten home runs in 206 at-bats. His 38 to 32 strikeout-to-walk...

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