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A swinging success

CHICAGO -- With the joyful third period of the Chicago Blackhawks game blaring above him, Chicago Cubs hitting coach James Rowson walked out of the visiting clubhouse a happy man.

It wasn't because of an impending Game 7 in Chicago.

No, the Cubs practiced what he's been preaching. Finally.

"No doubt about it," Rowson said with a wide smile. "It's nice to see it come together on a night like this. That's exactly what we're trying to get at."

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