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Stegall Improved Before Injury

Stegall notched the first few homers of his career

There is no doubting Daniel Stegall's tremendous natural athleticism, but with each passing season came wonder as to when the outfielder would put it all together on the diamond. After years of offensive shortcomings to start his career, Stegall felt 2008 was a significant stepping stone but his year was cut short by injury just as he was playing his best ball yet.

Heading into the season, Daniel Stegall committed to making his third year in the organization a different one. After two seasons of a sub-.220 batting averages, the 20-year-old outfielder wanted to elevate his production and prove the work he did to his swing would lead to positive changes. For the second straight season, Stegall was assigned to Savannah out of camp. But for the second... Recommended Stories