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Cubs Prospect Interview: Jake Muyco

Behind the plate, Jake Muyco is one of the best defensive products you will find anywhere in the Cubs system. Between Class-A Peoria and Daytona in 2006, the 22-year-old threw out almost 50 percent of opposing runners in 112 attempts. Now Muyco is looking to turn things around with the bat, where he's struggled with a .211 average since being drafted.

The Cubs say they're really pleased with your work defensively. At this point, do you value defense over hitting? I wouldn't say that I really value one over the other right now. I just know that defensively at my position, I'll always have to be strong. My mindset's always got to be there and I have to keep my body healthy so that I can help the team and the pitchers out. When I make a mistake...

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