ST. PETERSBURG - When the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired the outfielder from the San Diego Padres last year, he was not universally regarded as one of the top 30 prospects in the Padres system.
The scouting reports liked his power surge at the Double-A level, but not much else about his game. The Pirates seemingly bought into the power surge, but may have just preferred the overall work ethic.
Back in January, Cody Potanko wrote about how Suwinski had been improving his swing over the offseason. The result has shown in the majors, with 12 homers in 202 plate appearances this year.
That wasn't the only thing Suwinski worked on. The list he recited to me included hitting, throwing, lifting, running, sprinting, and doing some trial and error with breathwork, soft tissue, mobility, and y...
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