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Padres Prospect Interview: Chris Franklin

San Diego Padres prospect Chris Franklin showed good life on his fastball in his debut season. He is now looking to add a third pitch to the mix – something softer that can throw off a hitter's timing.

Let's start with a typical bullpen session. What were you working on out there? Chris Franklin: I am trying to work on throwing my changeup to right-handed hitters. Sometimes it's going fastball/slider – they can just sit looking for hard stuff, and I just try to work on changing speeds a little bit. Is that something new to you? It looks like you've developed the pitch pretty nicely over... Recommended Stories

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