Power hitter

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Sammy Perez has to make it to the big leagues. After his teammate's career-ending injury, the Roadrunners decided to play in a wood bat tournament to protect their pitchers. And while Sammy used to be a hotheaded, hard-hitting, home-run machine, he's now stuck in the slump of his life. Sammy thinks the wood bats are causing the problem, but his dad suggests that maybe he's not strong enough. Is Sammy willing to break the law and sacrifice his health to get an edge by taking performance-enhancing drugs? Can Sammy break out of his slump in time to get noticed by major-league scouts?

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display_description A year ago, one of the teams ace pitchers suffered a broken jaw that may have been caused by the trampoline effect of the ball off an aluminum bat. Now, while they practice before the next season, the team discovers that it will play in a wooden bat tournament instead of one that allows aluminum bats. Ambitious power hitter Sammy Perez, who relies on the pop and big sweet spot of an aluminum bat, is terrified by the switch and is tempted by PEDs in an effort to keep his stats up.
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series Travel team
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subject_facet Baseball stories
title_display Power hitter
title_full Power hitter / by M.G. Higgins
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