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Mikolas Trying To Keep It Simple

STATEN ISLAND, NY - Outfielder Nathan Mikolas is in the midst of his first non-Gulf Coast League season after spending the two previous seasons there. He had been working on using the whole field more and not trying too hard at the plate, which still remain his developmental mantras now after a slow start with the Staten Island Yankees.

Left fielder Nathan Mikolas has gotten off to a rather slow start so far, batting just .195 with seven RBIs in 24 games, but, a notorious pull hitter for the lower levels, he is continuing to work on trying to pull the ball less and expand his hitting range. "For him, it’s just a matter of trying to stay within himself,” Staten Island Yankees manager Mario Garza said. “He gets big sometimes...

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