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Coach's Corner '13: Double-A Akron hitting coach Jim Rickon

Today, I continue my offseason Coach's Corner series with an interview with Double-A Akron hitting coach Jim Rickon.

If anyone was paying attention this past season, Akron had some impressive offensive performances and had the best collection of hitting prospects in the system. Rickon had the chance to work with a lot of talent this year and some guys really took off with their performance.

I recently had a chance to sit down with Rickon and we talked about all of the major players that he worked with this season at Akron. We discussed the big step forward that Jesus Aguilar took, the strides that Carlos Moncrief has made to become a star, the impressive hitting skills that Jose Ramirez possesses, and much...

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