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Cubs Prospect Interview: D.J. Lewis

Outfielder D.J. Lewis was a 25th-round Cubs selection in the 2005 draft from Los Angeles Valley College. The 21-year-old has spent his entire pro career in the outfield, but is a former catcher from his days as an amateur and still possesses a strong arm from his post in the corner outfield spots.

Lewis debuted in the Arizona Rookie League the year he was drafted, batting .322 in 45 games. He finished in the league's top 10 in batting average (sixth), doubles (3rd-14) and extra-base hits (4th-19). The Los Angeles native would appear in 52 games a season ago for Class Low-A Boise of the short-season Northwest League and batted .257 with five home runs, 17 doubles and 34 RBIs. Last year... Recommended Stories

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