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Byron Buxton Newsbeat

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

How Minnesota Twins’ Byron Buxton got his swing back

“Everything is starting to slow itself down a little bit more,” he said. “I’m starting to let the ball travel a little bit and putting the ball in play a little bit more.”

Turns out there’s much to be said for visualizing one-hop grounders to second.

“I’m exaggerating through the middle,” Buxton said, “which just allows me to envision where my hands and where my bat plane need to be. That way everything is in sync.”

Jim Furtado Posted: June 07, 2016 at 09:04 AM | 2 comment(s)
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