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Austin Needs To Stick To His Approach

Tyler Austin should not be worried about walks yet

Charleston's Tyler Austin leads the South Atlantic League in home runs and OPS, and he's among the league leaders in several other categories too. So even though he still has work to do in the other areas of his game, he and his coaches believe it's imperative that he doesn't deviate from his approach in order to work on other aspects just yet.

He finished his first month in the long-season leagues hitting .357 with nine home runs, 25 RBI, and 23 runs scored in just 21 South Atlantic League games, a year after hitting a combined .354 over two short-season league levels in 2011. "I think I've been doing well but I am not doing this alone," Austin said. "This team we've got here is an unbelievable team. We play together and we all... Recommended Stories

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