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Q&A with Pierre LePage

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Pierre LePage relishes being the underdog. At 5-foot-8, 167 pounds, the right-handed batting infielder hit .327 with 20 doubles for Connecticut this past season en route to being drafted in the 13th round by the Chicago Cubs. LePage got off to a blistering start in the Arizona League, going 5-for-5 with two stolen bases in only his second game as a professional.

Q: You're a bit of a small guy, yet you've been able to hit the ball well. What is your approach at the plate? A: I'm definitely undersized for the game as a lot of people would say, but that's been one of my main motivators for my work ethic and is one of the reasons why I've worked so hard and accomplished so much. In terms of hitting, I've watched David Eckstein and Dustin Pedroia, two of the... Recommended Stories

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