Relaxed approach key for Andre Ethier

Scout says Dodgers outfielder seems to be a different player during his hitting streak

Updated: May 1, 2011, 1:42 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier's 25-game hitting streak, the longest in the history of baseball in the month of April and six short of a franchise record, might not be as simple as luck or happenstance.

According to one veteran National League scout, Ethier looks like a different player this year than he has in the past.

"The bottom line is, he looks more relaxed to me," said the scout, who spoke on condition of anonymity. "It's the old Ted Williams ...

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