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Scouting Yankees Prospect #48: Justin Snyder
Vital Statistics: Name: Justin Snyder Position: Second Base DOB: November 6, 1985 Height: 5'9" Weight: 190 Bats: Left Throws: Right "I thought I did okay, not up to what I think I should have done," Snyder admitted. "I feel like I could have done better but it was my first full year so the fatigue part set in a little bit. I didn't really know how to handle that, working out and the conditioning stuff." A .306 hitter in the first half of the season, despite drawing more walks after the All Star break, the left-handed batter hit forty points lower in the second half. Such a disparity in numbers isn't uncommon for players enduring their first full season of professional baseball as most have to learn how to balance lifting weights, doing their cardiovascular programs, and pre-game batting practice, all while pacing themselves for a 142-game season. "I think the physical part came before the mental part," he said. "The mental part stemmed from being physically tired...
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