FORT WAYNE - We caught up with 2012 first-round pick Max Fried after his start Thursday evening to…
Prospect Watch: Not much to champion tonight. T-Pads managed only seven hits, three by Dean Anna. T-Pads went 1-9 with RISP and left ten on base. Kevin Quackenbush has finally started to hit his stride. The right-hander has now gone three straight innings without allowing a walk, something he hadn't done in 13 previous innings.
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Prospect Watch: At least we know that the former top prospect Keyvius Sampson still has some hope as he was once again completely dominant in his performance. Sampson has increased his strikeouts and decreased his walks. Over his last five starts Sampson has gone 3-0, with a 1.97 ERA. He has also only walked seven (in 32 inning) while striking out 46.
Prospect Watch: Padres top prospect Austin Hedges continues to impress. While the glove has lived up to the hype, his offensive game has continued to improve. With another multi-hit game tonight, Hedges has now hit safely in nine of his last ten. His batting average has been steady around .300 for the past two months, however his power and walk totals have remained low for someone his size. Hedges has just four extra base hits this month, 2 of which came in this game.
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Prospect Watch: After a rough last start 23 year old Bryan Rodriguez had the start of his professional career. This was the first time Rodriguez pitched into the seventh and the first time he has gone at least five innings without allowing a run. He continues to get good action with his breaking pitches resulting in a 10:3 GO/FO ratio.
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