Pete Laforest is hitting .207 with the Beavers but has homered in four of the last five games and has 13 dingers on the year - even though he has just one double.
He has shown good patience at the plate and is in the midst of a five-game run scoring streak where he has touched the dish six times with seven RBIs.
And five of his homers have come in the ninth inning, including a few that have changed the outcome of games.
We talked to Laforest about working with Carlin, his approach at the plate, why he became a catcher and whether he worries about making the majors again:
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