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Salt Lake Bees: Taylor Lindsey is working his way to L.A.

Salt Lake Bees’ 2B knew Angels wanted him, but he kept secret from loved ones until draft.

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"It’s been good so far," he said. "Pitchers up here, their fastballs go inside and outside more. Their off-speed stuff is good. They have more command. That’s the biggest jump. But I think I’m getting better each day."

Salt Lake manager Keith Johnson agrees: "He’s starting to figure some things out. We haven’t been through the league. We’ve played the same teams over and over again. But as we start to expand the competition, I’ve got a real good feeling about how his offensive numbers are going to increase."

At a glance

Taylor Lindsey’s season-by-season statistics

Year Team League G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Avg

2010 Angels Arizona 45 194 26 55 12 6 0 18 .284

2011 Orem Pioneer 63 290 64 105 28 6 9 46 .362

2012 Inland Empire Calif. 134 547 79 158 26 6 9 58 .289

2013 Arkansas Texas 134 508 68 139 22 6 17 56 .274

2014 Salt Lake PCL 31 128 24 33 4 2 4 17 .258

PCL baseball » Las Vegas 7, Salt Lake Bees 5

The Salt Lake Bees’ bullpen had another colossal collapse Wednesday night at Smith’s Ballpark as five Bees relievers allowed five runs in two innings as the 51s prevailed 7-5 in the 10th inning. Salt Lake suffered its third straight give-away defeat. In all, the Salt Lake bullpen allowed eight hits and walked five batters in the eighth, ninth and 10th innings.

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Lindsey’s goal, of course, is to reach the major leagues. He doesn’t turn 23 until December, however, so there’s no hurry.

"It’s a process," he said. "It’s not my time yet. I can only do what I can do — just go out each day and play hard. That’s all I can control."

Said Johnson, "He can do all those things you need from a middle infielder at the next level. It’s a matter of him continuing to develop and work on his craft."

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