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Lind Quietly Escalating Status

Lind Quietly Escalating Status

It was just a few years ago that scouts were noting Adam Lind would never develop the power needed to play in the outfield. Two years later, Lind is leading the Eastern League in home runs, despite being promoted to Triple-A last week. The outfield has clearly labeled himself as the top hitting prospect in the Jays system, but now those same executives and scouts are focusing on his defense.

"I need to get experience in handling fly balls, and the more repetitions I get, the better I will become," Lind told InsideTheDome earlier this year. "My footwork is average, but I need to get quicker on my feet. "I am working on my throwing arm and my mechanics to make a faster throw to the infield. Again, that goes back to the footwork." In 91 games with New...

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