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Pie Finding Confidence Along with his Swing

DES MOINES – The mechanics of Felix Pie's swing were flawed, and his confidence was shaken. As a result, Pie lasted just 30 games on the Chicago Cubs' roster earlier this season before he was sent back to Class AAA Iowa in mid-May.

Over a month later, Pie is making the necessary adjustments and is beginning to see some of the success that made him the Cubs' top prospect for several years. Entering play Saturday, the 23-year-old outfielder had reached base safely in his last seven starts, hitting 12-for-27 (.444) over that stretch. "I was struggling a little bit, but I'm OK," says Pie. "I keep working, because I know...

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