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Coats: .500 average in June

Buck Coats had an ugly first month to begin 2007, batting below the Mendoza Line until early May. Since then, the outfielder has batted .393 in 38 games, including .500 (20-for-40) in June, for Triple-A Iowa.

With a 5-for-5 showing on Tuesday night that included two home runs and five RBIs against Memphis, Coats is batting a season-best .317 in 63 games. * * * What's been the reason for your turnaround after the rough start? I haven't changed anything really. I think I've just been relaxing a little more and trying not to press any more. I've been trying to have fun again. Things have just been... Recommended Stories

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