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August 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  michigan in the pros three and a half years. "You just look at the silver lining of things," Getz said. "I wasn't really playing consistently up there, and when you're trying to make adjustments without really playing, it's tough to get a read on how those adjustments are going. So to come down here, adjust from day to day versus going up there a few times a week and just trying to survive and battle through that game … this is a chance for me to get in a good rhythm and find what works." Getz was hitting .313 with five doubles, a triple and nine RBI for Omaha as of July 15. "His attitude is good," Omaha hitting coach Tommy Gregg said. "He's come down here very positive. There's no bitterness. He's excited that he gets to play every day. "There's not a lot of pressure for him right now, and now he has plenty of time to really work on his swing and tinker with it a little bit." Though not where he wants to be yet, he is getting a chance to prove his versatility. Getz has played some shortstop in addition to second base with the Storm Chasers. "I'm open to anything," Getz said. "I've been at second for so long, it's certainly going to be an adjustment, Headlinersthis month Former Michigan athletes in the news Charles Woodson • NFL The free agent defensive back has signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders to return to his original team. Woodson's deal is reportedly worth a maximum of $4.3 million and includes a $700,000 signing bonus, ESPN reported. Mike Cammalleri • NHL The Calgary Flames left wing, currently in his second stint with the Flames, is entering the final year of his contract and is on the trading block, reports — there just haven't been any takers. Cammalleri scored 13 goals in 44 games with the Flames last season. Mike Komisarek • NHL Days after the Toronto Maple Leafs bought out his contract, Komisarek signed a one-year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes for $700,000. Komisarek has registered 14 goals and 63 assists between Toronto and Montreal through 519 career games.

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