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Nick Johnson Already Working Hard with Kevin Long

style="text-align: justify;">Earlier this offseason, Alex Rodriguez said that any player who works with Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long has a chance to improve their batting average 10 or 15 points. Well, that is good news for Nick Johnson if he is correct as Johnson and Long have already started working together in preparation for the season.

In a NY Post story by George King we find out that Johnson flew to Arizona last week for a two-day session with Long. The two worked primarily on Johnson’s feet. Long wanted to make sure that Johnson was well prepared to mash inside pitches that would allow him to pull the ball to take advantage of the short porch in right field.

“Being ready to hit from pitch one and staying more aggressive,” ...

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