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Words Of Late Uncle Inspire Arizona Diamondbacks Prospect Adam Eaton

One of the most under the radar prospects in the minors right now is Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Adam Eaton. The 19th round pick in the 2010 MLB draft out of Miami Ohio, has been a hitting machine in his first two seasons as a pro. Eaton has batted a combined .340 with 36 Doubles, 11 Triples, 17 Home Runs, 104 RBI’s and 54 Stolen Bases in his 189 game pro career that has reached topped out at Double-A Mobile this past season. In addition he’s been one of the stars of the 2011 Arizona Fall League season batting .333 for the Salt River Rafters through the first three weeks of the fall season. In the story link below, Eaton talks about the words of his late uncle that have inspired him to play much bigger than his 5’8″ height. Also in the story, Arizona Diamondbacks teammates, managers, and scouts talk about exciting outfielder’s fearless play and rapid ascent through the system. It’s a great read.

Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Adam Eaton proving size doesn’t matter — TucsonCitizen.com

Paul Goldschmidt Talks About His Debut With The Diamondbacks & Hitting A Home Run Off Tim Lincecum

It was quite a debut week for Arizona Diamondbacks rookie slugger Paul Goldschmidt. The 23 year old first baseman got a hit in his first big league at-bat and then hit his first major league Home Run the following night off none other than San Francisco Giants former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum. Goldschmidt had 30 Home Runs and 94 RBI’s for the Double-A Mobile Bay Bears before getting the call to join the Diamondbacks. In the story, Goldschmidt talks about his debut, his approach at the plate, and his road through the minor leagues.

The Woodlands grad Goldschmidt relishes first week in big leagues — YourHoustonNews.com