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Batista Keeps Battling

Oliveras pushes Batista for his best

It has been and up and down year for the B-Mets second baseman. After stints across three levels of the farm system in 2007, Batista still fights for consistency in his game. The coaching staff works closely with Batista as they look to round out his defense and improve his bat. He explained all these details when he recently sat down with Inside Pitch.

Wilson Batista moved to his right, almost directly behind the second base bag. He reached out to knock down the ball that bounded up the middle off the bat of Greg Jacobs. As Batista lunged his glove made contact with the ball, but it trickled away toward center field, allowing Randy Ruiz to score the go-ahead run from second base in the top of the 13th inning. The Reading Phillies tacked on... Recommended Stories