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Pirates Prospect Interview: Jim Negrych

Jim Negrych

Jim Negrych was acquired in the 6th round of the 2006 draft. The 23-year Pitt product is playing third base at Class A Lynchburg. After battling injuries the past two seasons Negrych is off to a great start - entering play on Saturday he is hitting .390 with one home run and 24 RBI.'s George Von Benko caught up with Negrych recently.

GVB-- You have to be excited about your great start at the plate? JN-- Yeah, I feel pretty good up there right now and I'm seeing a lot of good pitches to hit and there's a lot of guys in our lineup around me that are being really successful and that's helped me out. GVB-- What has been the key for you at the plate? JN-- It's just being confident in every single count and trying to put myself... Recommended Stories

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