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August Gets Help From Familiar Face

Joey August was reacquainted with Sean Ratliff

SAVANNAH, GA - 2009 20th round pick Joey August did not just receive a great opportunity upon his assignment to Savannah, he got the chance to be reacquainted with former collegiate teammate Sean Ratliff. Now August is soaking in all he can from his Stanford ally as he navigates his first professional season.

When you are in your first season of professional baseball, you should consider yourself lucky to quickly find yourself playing for a full season team. That adjustment can be difficult one, as you are not only learning at a higher competition level, but also have to try to adapt to a clubhouse full of unfamiliar faces. For Savannah Sand Gnat outfielder Joey August, this adjustment wasn't as...

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