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Patience paying off for Podsednik

Updated: July 15, 2009, 11:21 PM ET
By Hank Gargiulo | ESPN Stats & Information

The inside story of Scott Podsednik's success

Scott Podsednik left spring training without a job (the Rockies cut him on April 1). But the 33-year-old leadoff hitter has had a career renaissance with the White Sox, who signed him to a minor league deal two weeks later.

It's shades of 2005, when Podsednik made the All-Star team and helped guide the White Sox to a World Series title.

Podsednik has flourished because he's hitting inside pitches much better than he ...

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