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Padres Prospect Interview: Jackson Quezada

Many baseball officials believe that a Latin American prospect adapts quicker and performs better when they make a concerted effort to know the language. San Diego Padres prospect Jackson Quezada already has a fantastic grasp of the English language and has been stateside for only a year.

His first two years in the Padres' system were spent in the Dominican Summer League. In 24 games, including 20 starts, the right-hander amassed a 1.64 ERA in 131.2 frames. Pleased with the results, San Diego shipped him off to the Northwest League where he debuted as a reliever. In 18 games, including four starts, Jackson Quezada went 2-2 with a 4.19 ERA. He had a better ERA as a starter but... Recommended Stories

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