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Powell Leading The Pack With Beloit
There aren't too many Midwest League hitters more sizzling hot right now than Beloit's Boog Powell. To be exact, through Tuesday, only two other hitters in the entire league had posted higher batting averages than the Snappers' leadoff man. A small 5-foot-10 slap-hitter when he was drafted by the A's in the 20th round of the 2012 draft, Powell has always been in the business in proving people wrong. His fast start battling through cold conditions in what is traditionally a pitcher's league has gotten the attention of many. "I was drafted later on, so I'm not a high prospect," said Powell, whose .348 batting average through Wednesday was behind only Joey Curletta of Great Lakes and Marcus Littlewood of Clinton in the Midwest League. "I'm just trying to do as well as I can to become a top prospect. "In spring training, I just tried to learn as much as I...
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