Found August 01, 2012 on Fox Sports South:
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ATLANTA -- Ben Sheets doesnt want to talk about his surgically repaired elbow, his comeback or even his unexpected and amazing success in three starts with the Braves. His hitting ability or inability is more like it -- is on his mind, and when something is swimming around his brain, theres little to stop it from coming out of his mouth. My bat is starting to come around, he said. Im starting to make some loud outs during BP. Swinging and missing is at a minimum. Rookie infielder Tyler Pastornicky chimed in: What are you, like at .029 for your career. No, Im at something like .067, Sheets said. Im awful. I cant hit. (Its) hard. Sheets has long been considered one of the worst hitting pitchers of his generation, and with his career average barely registering at .077 he didnt give himself enough credit -- he has the numbers to reinforce it. But the Braves dont pay him to hit. They dont care what he does with a bat, as long as he keeps taking the bats out of the hands of their...
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