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Lemon succeeding in leadoff role

Lemon is hitting .315 against LHP this year

After a slow start to his first full professional season, Clinton shortstop Marcus Lemon is currently hitting .341 in the month of June after moving up to the leadoff spot. Lone Star Dugout has an interview with the 19-year-old native of Florida.

Clinton shortstop Marcus Lemon struggled during the season's first two months, as he put up a .213 average while hitting near the bottom of the batting order. Then in late May, Lemon moved into the leadoff spot when centerfielder Craig Gentry went down with an injury. The 19-year-old shortstop has gone on to hit .341 in 22 June games. Lemon believes moving into the leadoff spot has helped, but he... Recommended Stories

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