"[At Charlotte, I focused on] trying to pound the strike zone, not trying to be too fine," said Veal, "not trying to worry about hitting corners, just getting ahead and [attacking] guys.
"I did put a little pressure on myself early this year. Obviously, that didn't go well. You can never do that. Just relax and have fun, that's what I did down there and it's been working well."
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