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Garner Wetzel focused on fundamentals

Peoria, AZ-- Garner Wetzel came into the San Diego Padres' organization as the nation's RBI leader in college – but he learned that professional ball is different and definitely not forgiving. He renewed his focus on fundamentals this off-season, hoping to prove he can make adjustments.

It sounds easy. But baseball is a game of failure and oftentimes it leads back to the basic concepts. Talented individuals are labeled as prospects and finding the rhythm and timing can be difficult – the basics are forgotten as they struggle to push through and see results. Realizing that those fundamentals often lead to success is a difficult thing to face when they have routinely had... Recommended Stories

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