Luke Carlin got to spend a lot time in big league camp this spring, but he is back in Portland where he contineus to do what he does best - play solid defense.
The backstop has thrown out 41.7 percent of the baserunners attempting to steal on him early in the year - but he credits the players covering the bag.
His expectations offensively have also increased - perhaps eyeing the recent promotion of Pete Laforest and believing the bat will play a pivotal role in his call-up to San Diego.
Carlin talks about his defensive game and his expectations in the batter's box:
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