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Bryan Byrne Discusses his Promotion to Reno

Bryan Byrne would have begun the 2009 season at Triple-A had he not been blocked by Josh Whitesell. A sizzling hot April and an injury to Tony Clark has him there now. Byrne spoke with FutureBacks about the promotion, his remarkable consistency, the excellent Mobile team he leaves behind, and what may lie in his future.

As a minor league player, when you lead your team with a .303 batting average, .405 on base percentage, 27 doubles, and 66 walks, plus finish runner-up in hits, runs, RBI, and total bases, you generally expect to advance to the next level the following season.  That didn't happen with first baseman Bryan Byrne, as Joshua Whitesell has an even better season at Triple-A ahead of Byrne and just...

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