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High School Baseball

High school hurlers use offseason to hone skills

The high school baseball season is just a few weeks old. Don’t tell Kenny Michael . The Norwood High senior ace has hardly taken any time off since last June, when the Mustangs’ 2012 season ended with a loss to Xaverian in the Division 1 South semifinals.

He jumped into American Legion ball, which consumed most of his summer, and skipped his senior football season in favor of joining the Grand Slam Samurai, a Taunton-based club team, for a fall full of New England road trips and four-game weekends.

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