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Second Time Paid Off For Richardson

Richardson was just promoted to Staten Island

It's never fun for any player to have to repeat a minor league level. In the case of Matt Richardson, a shortstop who was converted to pitcher in high school, he feels going back for a second season with the Gulf Coast League Yankees has been a big help to his game.

"At first coming back was a disappointment," Matt Richardson admitted, "but looking at it now I definitely needed it again. I've gotten a lot better in the three weeks that the season's been going on, so I think they made the right choice of keeping me here." Richardson is happy with the way the season is progressing and with the way he has pitched thus far. "I've started out good so far... Recommended Stories

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