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Fontana Experiments With Different Approach

Fontana Experiments With Different Approach

Nolan Fontana's patience at the plate made him a perfect fit as Florida's leadoff hitter during his first two seasons. Despite hitting eight home runs in his first two years, Fontana has led the Gators in walks during both of his seasons in Gainesville. However, that could change this season. Talks with the Florida coaches this offseason might have Fontana swinging more often in the spring.

"I talked to the coaches about it, and we just talked about when I'm in hitter's counts that I should try to be a little more aggressive and drive the ball," Nolan Fontana said. "I'm going to try and get a little more aggressive in the spring." Fontana hasn't been the power threat that Preston Tucker and Mike Zunino have been in recent years, but his on-base percentage makes him the perfect...

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