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Fernandez Showing Complete Skills

Fernandez is hitting .319 in 36 games in St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - Rafael Fernandez has been under the radar for much of his career, including an injury-shortened season in 2009. Now, the outfielder is healthy and finding a comfort zone in St. Lucie. Fernandez's skills at the plate are starting to catch up to his good outfield play, combining for a rather unknown but positive development down on the farm.

The St. Lucie Mets have had some struggles of late, losing nine of the last ten games. The club hasn't found too much to be positive about, but the play of Rafael Fernandez has been a bright spot for the team. Since joining the St. Lucie Mets from Savannah he's batting .319 with 35 hits in 36 games and 13 RBI. "I think I have a better eye for outside pitches. I don't know exactly why, but I...

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