McClure debuts, Rodriguez homers in rookie Tribe win
GOODYEAR-On the night the AZL Indians reached a winning record for the first time this season, D’Vone McClure made his pro debut going 2-3 with a walk. Let’s run through the highlights of last night’s contest:
D’Vone McClure led off the game and his pro career with a single lined up the middle. McClure, the Tribe’s 4thround pick of this year’s draft, is a top of the lineup type hitter. He was labeled the most athletic player in the Indians’ draft class and he provided evidence of that. McClure ran well and played a quality centerfield. The recent high school graduate really showed patience at the plate in his at-bats and a great two strike approach tonight; his first AB was a 2-2 count and McClure shortened up his swing—which is compact and quick enough—and...
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