INDIANAPOLIS -- He knew what answer was coming.

Butch Wynegar was talking with Max Moroff late last season and the Indianapolis hitting coach had a simple question: Was Moroff having fun hitting?

They talked for a few minutes and then Moroff looked down at the ground and gave a simple answer.

“No.”

This season is feeling a little different. Hitting has become a little more fun for Moroff, who is currently the organization’s 28th-ranked prospect. He’s enjoyed an early-season burst of power productivity that comes from trying to maintain a different perspective in the batter’s box.

But Moroff’s first season at Triple-A was a struggle, though there were some bright spots. He made his major league debut with the Pirates and played in two games, and led the International League w...

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