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Hard Work Paying Dividends For Maxwell

Bruce Maxwell is batting .311 for the Ports.

STOCKTON - Since turning pro in 2012, catcher Bruce Maxwell has focused extensively on improving his defense. Now more comfortable behind the dish, Maxwell is able to spend more energy on the offensive-side of his game, and he is already seeing positive results.

Stockton Ports' catcher Bruce Maxwell's potential with the bat is so great that Oakland A's Director of Player Personnel Billy Owens refers to him as "Bruce Wayne Maxwell because he's the Batman." Yet much of Maxwell's focus from a development perspective since turning pro has been on his defense. Until this season, his offensive numbers didn't reflect his abilities at the plate. However, now more...

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