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Williams Revamped

Mason Williams is a leadoff hitter. Pure and simple. With way above average speed and the ability to put the ball in play to all fields, he looks to live up to his potential as a 4th round draft pick in 2010 after changing his swing in Extended Spring Training.

Before the 2011 spring training began, Mason Williams had a very different swing and approach at the plate. He would try and push the ball with an open stance, rather than staying back and driving it. He and the Yankees' coaches have made an adjustment and it seems to working just fine heading into the Staten Island season. "Before Extended Spring Training started, I was more of a slap hitter...