Ratliff hitting .318 so far in August for Hillsboro Hops

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Former Taylor County High standout Taylor Ratliff seems to have found his game in August as he competes for the Hillsboro (Oregon) Hops–an Arizona Diamondbacks minor league affiliate.

After a sluggish June and July in which Ratliff battled an ankle injury, the 6-2, 170-pound rookie has hit .318 this month, pounding out 7 hits in 22 at-bats including three doubles and five runs scored.

PHOTO: Hillsboro Hops centerfielder Taylor Ratliff (23) slides into third during recent action in Oregon. Ratliff’s game appears to be on the rise after getting off to a slow start earlier this summer.

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