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Rays’ Joey Butler making up for lost time at plate

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St. Petersburg He would be forgiven if he said he told them. You would understand if he said he always had a bat. You would nod if he said that the scouts who looked at him and determined that he was lacking were all wrong. Instead, Joey Butler just smiles. And keeps on swinging. He has spend an eternity in the minor leagues, playing on fields where no one watches, in games no one remembers, and for a long time,…

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