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Justin Berg "Sinking" Opponents

DES MOINES – Right-hander Justin Berg has found his groove at Class AAA Iowa and has been putting up some impressive numbers over the last two months.

Berg was a 43rd-round draft pick by the Yankees in 2003 and was acquired by the Cubs for OF Matt Lawton in 2005. In his last 10 relief appearances for Iowa, Berg is 3-0 with a 1.05 ERA, and in those 17.1 innings has given up 10 hits and charted eight strikeouts along with 10 walks. When he has been on, Berg's sinkerball has been the key to his success. He has a 2.10 ERA, .216 average against...

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