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Padres prospect interview: Travis Chick

Travis Chick was hesitant to call himself a "power pitcher". He admits he isn't in the echelon that Randy Johnson and Roger Clemons call home but Chick possesses a heater that burns the grass on the way to home plate as it touches 95 on the radar.

"I think of like 97, 98 (miles per hour)," Chick maintained, "and I am not quite up there yet. You just watch it on TV and are like, ‘man, that is some heat.' "I love using my fastball. I don't know exactly if it is a power fastball but I like to use it as one. I love coming in on guys and I like to throw my fastball. That is where I like to get a lot of the outs with." So far, his use of...

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