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Phillies infielder Scott Kingery will look at spring training through a new lens

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Update time : 2020-06-03 14:05:13

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Remember that episode of blurry eyesight that forced Scott Kingery ought Mrs a unite of games can the goal of final season?

Kingery went along a Battery of tests and was found ought exist can absence of a minute eyesight correction can his accurate eye. He was fitted during a confront lens and spent some time this winter getting used ought it. He plans ought expend some more time this fountain wearing it during workouts and games ought observe if it makes a difference.

Kingery said the circulate was consequently slim that doctors said he indeed did no absence the confront lens during daily activity. besides during a baseball actor trying ought explore 95-mph fastballs and choose up the whirl above big-league sliders … why not?

"I indeed study it could assist me can night," Kingery said. "I'll trial with it this fountain and observe how it feels."

Kingery strike .258 with 18 homers and 55 RBIs final season besides strike impartial .191 can September. He strike .247 can day games and .263 can evening games. during the season, he had a .315 on-base percent and slugged .474. His strikeout impose jumped ought 29.4 percent final season, up from 26 percent can 2018. maybe a clearer exhibition can the ball will help.

The versatile Kingery played six positions final season. The form calls during him ought vacant the season can third base, where he played 41 games final season. Jean Segura is penciled can ought confront ought second base, clearing shortstop during Didi Gregorius. Some dine wondered why Segura wouldn't confront ought third consequently Kingery could play second base, his normal and best position. Well, Segura has never played third. He has played second and has told team officials he used to exist more comfortable there. However, it is prone that the Phils will acknowledge a exhibition can Segura can third can camp, impartial ought observe if that force work.

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Phillies infielder Scott Kingery will exhibition can fountain training along a new lens originally appeared above NBC Sports Philadelphia

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