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Heuser Reaching New Heights

Heuser has a sparkling 2.85 ERA this season.

Since moving up from Vancouver, the Oakland A's short-season affiliate, James Heuser has been on a tear. Last year, the 6'5'' southpaw finished with a 5-4 record in 12 starting appearances with a 4.13 ERA. That was good enough to promote him to the Low-A Kane County Cougars. Heuser has responded by putting up a 2.85 ERA, the lowest of any starter in the rotation. We profile Heuser inside.

With five victories, James Heuser has already tied his win total from last year and with only two loses thus far, has gained confidence he's hasn't had in the past. "This is my first full year where I have had a lot of confidence," Heuser said. "Having some success, you try and build on it and just learn from what you do well and what you do right and try to continue to get better." Although...

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