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Higashioka Sticking To His Approach

Higashioka has nearly as many walks as strikeouts

It's easy to dismiss Kyle Higashioka's numbers at first glance - just a .253 average and two home runs. But a closer look reveals a patient and selective approach, and he plans on sticking to that plan this year and beyond.

The 2009 regular season has come to a close for the Staten Island Yankees, but the team has powered their way into the playoffs as they battle for their fifth New York-Penn championship. The roster of potential standouts in Staten Island is led by catcher Kyle Higashioka, the young high school star who came to the Yankees in the 2008 draft. The 2009 campaign was a rocky one for Higashioka...

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