Blake Hunt’s bat is starting to heat up, he is hitting .316/.356/.443 since May 26. (Photo: Jeff Nycz) FORT WAYNE,…

MadFriars: What is the biggest difference playing in the Midwest League compared to last year in the short-season Northwest League?

Blake Hunt: Obviously the pitching, but I’ve found that I am reacting to failure a lot better.  I’ve found that it’s much more of a mental game than I thought before.  If I go up to the plate and I have the right attitude and right mental approach, I don’t care who is up there.


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John grew up in Poway and has written for MadFriars since 2004. He has written articles for Baseball America, FoxSports San Diego, the El Paso Times, San Antonio Express-News, Amarillo Globe-News, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette and Pacific Daily News in addition to appearing on numerous radio programs and podcasts. He can also break down the best places to eat for all five of the affiliates. There is no best place to eat in Peoria, Arizona.

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