When you think about the development of a minor league ballplayer, it probably looks involves hitting, fielding and throwing.
But there’s another part of development more important than you might think.
"Whatever you learn here is going to be help for the future," Silver Hawks outfielder Ender Inciarte said.
They come from Venezuela, Panama, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic -- even New York City -- meeting several times a week in the Silver Hawks press box.
For English class.
"If you were dropped into Russia and had to speak that - you spoke English and you couldn't speak Russian - how would you do that?” asked Linda Wawrzyniak, who teaches the class. "It can be so scary. Especially when you're 19 to 23, 24."
The Silver Hawks -- or more accurately, their major league affiliate the Diamondbacks -- started providing the classes a few years ago. They consider it a critical part of minor league development.