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Revere plans to bunt a lot this year

Ben Revere took to the batting cage in Fort Myers on Wednesday and he spent most of his time laying down bunts. Revere had four successful bunt attempts in 2011 -- not nearly as many as a player with his speed should have. This season, the outfielder says he's going to "bunt more than I ever have before."
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Ben Revere took to the batting cage in Fort Myers on Wednesday and he spent most of his time laying down bunts. Revere had four successful bunt attempts in 2011 -- not nearly as many as a player with his speed should have. This season, the outfielder says he's going to "bunt more than I ever have before."

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