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Muncy Getting His Feet Wet In Burlington

BURLINGTON, IA - There was no "easing in" period for Oakland A's 2012 fifth-round pick Max Muncy. The A's had Muncy skip right over the short-season leagues. He made his professional debut in the difficult hitting environment of the Midwest League. Muncy has had to make several adjustments since turning pro, but he is feeling comfortable at the plate. Bill Seals caught-up with the Baylor alum.

A home run in his first professional at-bat put Oakland's 2012 fifth-round pick Max Muncy on the radar of everyone who follows the A's minor-league system. The honeymoon period would last an entire week for the 21-year old junior signee, as he hit .333 with a 1050 OPS across his first seven games at Burlington. "It was very exciting," said Muncy, who signed with the A's for a reported $244,90...

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