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A Season of Adjustments for Matt Helm

A Season of Adjustments for Matt Helm

Signing with the Arizona Diamondbacks just before the deadline last August, seventh-round draft pick Matt Helm only got to play briefly with the Yakima Bears. He nevertheless began his 2010 campaign with a full-season club, and had numerous adjustments to make at that level before returning to Rookie-ball this month.

Matt Helm only participated in 16 games with the Yakima Bears last season because he did not sign until August 17, 2009.  The last-minute signing wasn't due to hesitation on Helm's part, however.  He was sidelined for most of his senior year at Arizona's own Hamilton High School, and was therefore excited to get selected as high as the seventh round by the Arizona Diamondbacks.  But the D...

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