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A hit sequel for Team USA's Sam Fischer

Updated: June 24, 2014, 2:52 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

By the time she had her first at-bat in the nightcap of a recent doubleheader between the United States national team and a Virginia-based team of collegians, Sam Fischer knew she was seeing the ball well.

Batting cleanup for Team USA in the first game, she had totaled three hits in as many plate appearances. So even as she fell behind in the count in the first inning of the second game, she remained relaxed. With two strikes, she told herself to put the ball in play, ...

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