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June 30, 2013

A Don McCormack column: A Blair for the dramatic!

Former Falcon Zak Blair off to blazing start in Arizona

(Continued)

Core beliefs

Don’t believe for a second leading the Arizona League in almost every offensive category will be going to Blair’s head any time soon.

In fact, anyone who knows him won’t hesitate to declare going to the opposite extreme is the more likely situation for Blair, who with his Cubs teammates took on the Arizona League Indians late last night.

“I’m here bust my tail and to take advantage of every opportunity,” he said. “To me, this is just another chapter in the story of my life — I always have something to prove to someone, including myself.

“I hope to earn an opportunity and have hard work pay off.”

McCormack is the sports editor of the Star Beacon. Reach him at donmac@suite224.net.

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