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Not Concerned With Weems' Numbers

Weems is batting just .164 in his last 26 games

Getting your first taste of the long-season leagues is always one of the toughest milestones in any prospect's career, especially for a defensively demanding position like catcher. So while some observers might be worried about Chase Weems and his .214 average so far this season, his coaches believe there is no cause for concern.

Chase Weems, a native of Columbus, Georgia was drafted in the sixth round in 2007. The left-handed batter started out strong offensively but lately has struggled. RiverDogs' manager Torre Tyson believes that it is a long season and is especially long when you have to catch everyday. Just because his numbers were there in the beginning and aren't there now isn't really the true story...

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