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Grote Tweaking His Approach

Grote hit the ball hard all four times on Wed.

TAMPA, FL - There were folks inside the Yankee organization this past offseason who felt that Taylor Grote was on the precipice of a potential breakout season in 2011 despite missing most of last season, including Grote himself. Well he's been tweaking his approach this Spring Training camp and if Wednesday's results are a sign of things to come, people should watch out.

"I've been struggling statistics-wise," Taylor Grote said, "not that they really count here in Spring Training but I've been working on a few things with ‘J-Ro' [hitting coordinator James Rowson] and Justin Turner, and man, it's making all of the difference in the world. "I'm trying to set my weight back and it gives me so much time to see the ball. The past couple of games I had been...

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