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Bootcheck Proving Doubters Wrong

Bootcheck has a 0.50 ERA in three starts so far

MOOSIC, PA – Chris Bootcheck admits what many people thought: he had serious doubts as to whether he would be playing baseball in 2013. He is, and now he's doing everything he can to make the most of the opportunity given to him.

The 34-year-old journeyman has found a comfort zone with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Reality has started to set in for Bootcheck, and he's trying to savior every moment because he knows his playing days are numbered. "I think the older you get, the more you realize that when you hear the saying, ‘You're gonna be a former player longer than you're gonna be a player,' it's true," Bootcheck...

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