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Snyder Positive He'll Overcome Negatives

Brad Snyder admits there were a lot of times he wasn't much fun to be with this past summer. While the Indians and their Class AA farm team, the Akron Aeros, were disappointed with Snyder's lack of progress, the multi-talented outfielder was downright disgusted. Now, he realizes that he was his own worst enemy and is eager to bounce back with a big offensive season in 2007.

"I wasn't a great person to be around just because of how bad I was doing," said the 6-3, 200-pound product of Ball State University who bats and throws left-handed. Snyder, who has been regarded as one of the Tribe's top prospects ever since being a first-round draft choice (18th overall) in 2003, was experiencing the worst offensive year of his life. Through Aug. 20, he was hitting a very un... Recommended Stories

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