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  • He had the most hits, he was not the best hitter.
    Go ahead, scream at me. It's time to end the @MLB and Hall of Fame ban on #PeteRose. He's no saint, I know, but he played the game hard (and fairly), and was the best hitter of all time. He's paid a huge price, and he would've never pulled the stunts we're hearing about now.
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  • There are also little angles that may never even rise to the surface of the casual fan’s consciousness, but I like to hear stories about guys who aren’t at the top of the system.
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  • I always enjoy the Down on the Farm panel to close out CubsCon, largely because the crowd is smaller and there’s a lot of really salient information. Also, security doesn’t kick me out of the media scrum.
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  • Delvin Zinn was the last
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  • Power is there and has flashed, but needs to come as function of good swing and high exit velo. So Short said he’s not trying as much for power.
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  • Dorey talks about Zack Short’s path, how he needs to stop selling out for power as much. Short told me he doesn’t want to change approach that sees him get into deep counts, but more consistent swing will limit fouls that lead to getting behind.
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  • @NickShepkowski @shane_riordan I’ll head down and make it 3
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  • Others were Bryan Hudson, Brennen Davis, and I’m blanking on the last one.
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  • Incidentally, @Tyson_Miller07 chose Roederer as one of the 4 teammates from the system he’d choose for his pickup team.
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  • Question about Cole Roederer, Basham says he’s incredibly gifted athlete. They put him in South Bend a little early and that initial failure helped him grow.
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