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Higgy Not Making Excuses

Higgy Not Making Excuses

How Kyle Higashioka hit only .225 for the Charleston RiverDogs is one of the great mysteries in the Yankees farm system this past season. Ask anyone who watched him daily and they all said the same thing...he was just that unlucky. But 'Higgy' himself made no excuses and that's why he had a much better second half in 2010.

Kyle Higashioka hit just .225 in his first full minor league season, including a ridiculously low .192 average before the South Atlantic League All Star break. But those around him scratched their collective heads as to how he hit so low. "Everybody knows ‘Higgy' is a better hitter than .225," Charleston teammate and fellow catcher J.R. Murphy said. "Obviously he's better than that. "He...

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