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Padres Prospect Interview: Richie Daigle

Richie Daigle

The Padres signed Richie Daigle to be a pitcher. It is a relatively new position for the Georgia product and through his first 11 innings with the Arizona Rookie League Padres he has given up seven runs.

How did this whole thing come about with the Padres that they wanted to try you out as a pitcher? Richie Daigle: I was playing for a wooden bat league in Atlanta. It was a Stan Musial League so there were some ex-Pro guys and a lot of college players. The assistant coach with the team, a guy named Paul Fletcher who is associated with the Padres, and I started pitching with this team because I...

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