"All players find a comfort level," Yost said. "Especially young talented players like they were. They have to go through ups and downs. It makes you a better player if you can battle through it. You learn a lot from adversity.
"I've seen two players come up and never have major adversity. That's Ryan Braun and Chipper Jones. Every good young player has struggled over the course of their career early. They figured it out and went on to be successful."
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