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Holdzkom Gears Up for Spring

Holdzkom  is feeling better physically

InsidePitch revisited John Holdzkom two weeks into Spring Training to see how the big right-hander prepared for his second season of professional ball. Holdskom seeks to turn around a lackluster rookie campaign with the GCL Mets. The imposing 6'8" right-hander's well documented struggles did not soften his approach as he gears up for the season in Port St. Lucie.

His size, and the power that's offered with it, spreads that sense of promise which is why coaches will continue to work with him. At just 19 years old, John Holdzkom has the time, and support from the coaches, to battle through troubles and climb the learning curve. With a renewed focus, Holdzkom not only wants to meet his coaches' expectations but those of his own. The condition in which...

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