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Snyder's Approach And Career Get Aggressive

Justin Snyder is going to be taking less pitches

Already one of the bigger story lines for the 2009 season has been Justin Snyder's ability to skip the high-A level and jump right into the Double-A mix, a feat seldom accomplished. But while his career path certainly has turned aggressive these days, he says so will his approach at the plate.

"I was just excited," Justin Snyder said when learning of his promotion. "I'm excited about playing actual baseball rather than playing in Spring Training, especially coming to Double-A. I'm just kind of putting together pieces of a dream." The former 21st round pick had a solid first full-season a year ago by hitting .288 with 33 doubles and 77 runs scored for the Charleston Riverdogs, but...

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