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A reason for optimism with hitting prospects

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While the Fort Wayne Wizards roster produced a terrible won-loss record, Bob Skube sees reason for optimism in the hitters. Tom King, Jesus Lopez, Jeremy Hunt, Robert Perry, Eric Sogard, Sam Carter, Justin Baum, and Luis Martinez all made strides.

You lost Tom King when he was smoking the ball and he never quite reached that level when he came back. Was that a confidence thing or the injury still bothering him? Bob Skube: I think it was kind of like the Cedric Hunter incident. There were not a lot of quality hitters in the lineup and Tom was thrown into the three-hole, four-hole, five-hole. He was coming off the injury where he didn't...

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