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Brian Dopirak Interview

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Once arguably the top prospect in the Cubs' system, Brian Dopirak is hoping the third time is the charm when it comes to Double-A.

It seems like forever ago since a young 20-year-old hot-shot first baseman with a funny last name burst onto the scene in the Midwest League with the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts – how's that for yesterday – and took most everyone by storm. Few could have predicted the slippery slope that Brian Dopirak, now 24, would follow after that monstrous 2004 season. After clubbing 39 home runs and... Recommended Stories

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