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Putting his foot down

Bates's new swing gives him leg up

By Adam Kilgore
Globe Staff / June 5, 2009

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Aaron Bates arrived at the Arizona Fall League last year with two goals. He wanted to impress the Red Sox coaches and officials watching him, and he wanted to make himself a better hitter for the long term. After working out for three days, Bates realized his aims might be at odds. (Full article: 1239 words)

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