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Patience Paying Off For Brugman

Jaycob Brugman has an 863 OPS for Beloit.

CEDAR RAPIDS - Outfielder Jaycob Brugman had an aggressive approach at the plate last season. While he posted some solid numbers with short-season Vermont, Brugman knew he had to improve his plate discipline to establish himself as a prospect in the Oakland A's system. He has done just that and is already seeing results.

Not known for his plate discipline in the months following his selection in the 17th round of last June's draft, outfielder Jaycob Brugman's approach to hitting has helped him become one of the top hitters in Beloit's lineup through the first two months of the season. The product of Brigham Young University mustered just a 48:7 K:BB rate in 49 games at short-season Vermont, but his slash line of...

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