Peep Show

Updated: June 10, 2003, 11:48 AM ET
By Jim Baker

American League
Kansas City Royals: While there are very few examples of hitters learning to be patient while in the midst of their major league careers, some do exist. Sammy Sosa is Exhibit A in this small gallery. Can Mike Sweeney become Exhibit B? Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star reports that Sweeney is focusing his energies on becoming a more patient hitter and it is paying off.

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