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Fortenberry Creating A Springboard

Fortenberry got on base three more times on Wed.

Missing pretty much all of Spring Training with a sore wrist, it took a while for Tampa outfielder Seth Fortenberry to find his groove in the first half as he hit just .230 before the All-Star break. Hitting .307 since that time, including a robust .432 in the month of August so far, he's hoping to use his hot finish as a springboard into next season.

"I guess it's had its ups and downs," Fortenberry said of his season so far. "It's been kind of a roller-coaster ride as far injuries. So far, knock on wood, it's going pretty well in the second half as far as staying away from injuries. I'm trying to get the ball rolling and finish as strong as I can." Unable to find his timing after entering the season with just a handful of Spring at... Recommended Stories

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