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Sosa Tests Patient Approach At The Plate

Sosa has just two multi-hit games this season

When the Yankees signed 16-year-old Eduardo Sosa out of Venezuela in 2007, they knew his speed and defensive skills would be great assets to their program. Now in the prime of the 2009 season, Sosa has proven their assumptions correct, but could still use some tweaking in the batter's box.

This season is Sosa's first season in the Gulf Coast League after dominating in the Dominican Summer League in 2008. He has had to get used to the pitching in the United States throughout the season, admitting that the U.S. pitchers are tougher to face than those back home. "Baseball-wise, the pitchers have more accuracy and they hit the spots better than in the Dominican Republic," Sosa...

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