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4 Chicago Cubs
Daniel G. Habib
April 03, 2006
A new set of outfielders is one step in the right direction
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April 03, 2006

4 Chicago Cubs

A new set of outfielders is one step in the right direction

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A five-tool centerfielder in the mold of Carlos Beltran, Felix Pie is still relatively raw at 21, and he missed the second half of last season at Double A West Tenn with a broken right ankle. Though he batted .304 in 240 at bats before the injury--belting 33 extra-base hits, including 11 home runs--Pie strikes out too much and doesn't walk enough. He is quick defensively and has a strong arm, qualities that might make the Cubs rush him to Wrigley.

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