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Pirates Prospect Interview: Jim Negrych

Jim Negrych

Jim Negrych was honored as the Pirates' Minor League Player of the Year after posting a .359 batting average that was fifth best in the minor leagues this year. He also ranked fifth in on-base percentage (.438), ninth in hits (170) and 12th in doubles (41). He finished the season with Double-A Altoona.'s George Von Benko spoke with Negrych recently.

GVB-- Were you pleased with the season that you put together? JN-- It's something that you take pride in and you try to go out there and be consistent and try not to get in a long drought. It's a long season and it's a grind and you've got to keep going out there and play hard every day. GVB-- You were healthy and that had to be a big key as well? JN-- That's something – you never want to be... Recommended Stories

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