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Heathcott Staying Short

Heathcott wants to go the other way more

TAMPA, FL - Slade Heathcott, last year's first round pick, is experiencing his first Spring Training. While he's building up his strength, he says the biggest plan this Spring is to stay short in his swing and continue his center-to-opposite field approach.

"It's good," Slade Heathcott said of his first camp. "It's a lot different, we're working a lot. You definitely realize the business aspect of baseball, not just playing for fun anymore. "It's kind of a business now but it's still a lot of fun. Every one of us is out here living every kid's dream of playing baseball everyday so there's nothing to complain about." Apparently dealing with a...

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