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Mayberry off to strong start with 'Riders

Mayberry has combined for 20 home runs so far

Though he struggled to hit for average at High-A Bakersfield, outfielder John Mayberry is currently hitting .303 in his first 19 games at the Double-A level. Lone Star Dugout has an interview with the power-hitting right fielder.

When the Texas Rangers selected 6-foot-6 outfielder John Mayberry with the 19th overall pick in the 2005 draft, they knew he would be a bit of a project. A first baseman at Stanford University, the Rangers planned on moving the slugger to the outfield, where they felt his athleticism and arm would be a better fit. Mayberry is pleased with his development in right field, but realizes there is... Recommended Stories

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