Found February 17, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Here's a postcard to commemorate Day 3 of FOXSportsSouth.com's embedded coverage from Braves camp, easily the weekend's coldest day (temps in the upper 40slow 50s): Seven Workout Observations 1. On a separate field outside Champion Stadium, with a stiff crosswind heading out to right-center field, Jason Heyward quickly found his groove, spraying the power alleys with line drives and belting the occasional ball over the right-field fence. On one particular sequence, Heyward launched three homers in five swings. 2. A good number of Braves hitters took extra cuts in the (presumably heated) batting cages, counteracting the chilly conditions on the main field. 3. The outfielders actually practice making on-the-run, over-the-shoulder catches during drill work, just like NFL receivers during training camp. It seems like a fun way to cultivate raw athleticism, with a heavy emphasis on proper footwork and positioning, of course. 4. First-base coac...
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