Examining Vernon Wells

Updated: December 3, 2008, 1:39 PM ET
By Buster Olney

Once a week, we will ask three talent evaluators (perhaps general managers, assistant general managers or scouts) to assess a player. First up: Vernon Wells of the Toronto Blue Jays, who is in the midst of increasing his commitment to getting better.

Late in the season, the Jays center fielder met with a representative from Athletes' Performance, a sports performance company based in Phoenix, and hired a personal trainer who has moved to Texas to work with Wells twice a day. When ...

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