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Battle Continues To Work Hard

Battle has hit better since the All-Star break

The 21-year old outfielder has had an up and down season, with consistency being a key issue. Posting better overall numbers since the All-Star break but still hitting a meager .190 this month, Tim Battle seems to be experiencing a slump that has lasted longer than he expected.

"It's a part of baseball", Tim Battle explained. "I work hard and go through the same routine. It's either going to work out or it's not. Everyone goes through slumps, mine has just been all year." With speed and versatility on his side, and possessing virtually every other tool needed to be successful, Battle has still struggled with breaking pitches. "From time to time it's given me fits...

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