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Padres Prospect Pitchers of the Month: August

Greg Burke in Fort Wayne

Some promising arms emerge in the short-season leagues, and once again the Padres may have a middle relief candidate in Portland.

Portland Beavers Steve Andrade 1-0, 2.25 ERA Relief Pitcher Andrade, 28, who was a Rule V pick in the off-season and then returned to the Royals came back to the organization and may have earned a shot as a middle relief pitcher down the road. He is another one of the seemingly endless supply of Padres' middle relief pitchers that live off of a hard slider. He posted a nice BB/K [4/16] while... Recommended Stories

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