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Heathcott Feeling His Way Through First Year

Heathcott has a 5-game hit streak going

CHARLESTON, SC - Slade Heathcott helped create some of the fireworks at Joe Reilly Stadium on July 4th when he hit his first homerun with the RiverDogs. Displaying great speed, the 19–year-old center fielder had an "in the park" homerun to the right field corner.

In Heathcott's first month of minor league baseball, he made an impact with the Charleston RiverDogs'. In the month of June, he batted .267 scattering 24 hits, 13 runs, two doubles, one triple, and eight RBI's. Defensively, he has shown great speed and agility in the outfield. Even with the success that the youngster has had so far, he feels that there are still some aspects of the game he...

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