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Sacramento Notes: Barton Busts Out

The 2007 season has been mostly a struggle for Sacramento first baseman Daric Barton, but he appears to be pulling out of his season-long slump. We take a look at Barton's recent success, Nick Blasi's impressive Triple-A stats and more inside...

Barton Heating Up After missing much of last season with an elbow injury and struggling in April, it wouldn't have been surprising if Daric Barton found himself pressing at the plate. However, the A's prospect has continued to approach each at-bat with his patented patience and that approach appears to finally be paying off for the first baseman. Barton batted only .221 in April and was stuck in...

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