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Q&A with Ty Wright

Ty Wright (STAFF PHOTO/PAM DAVIS)

Ty Wright has moved quickly since signing as a seventh-round draft pick from Oklahoma State last year. The right-handed batting outfielder, 23, hit .308 in 71 games in his debut pro season a year ago between Class-A Peoria and Boise. He worked his way into High-A ball for the start of 2008, where he's hit .293 in his first 31 games.

Were you at all surprised to move so quickly into upper A-ball? Ty Wright: Going into spring training, I felt I had a good shot at going to Daytona by having gone to Peoria last year. I knew I had to come into spring training, work hard and accomplish some goals, but luckily it worked out. You've been hitting in the DH spot a lot recently. Can you elaborate on that? Ty Wright: I kind of...

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