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Padres Prospect Interview: Neil Jamison

Neil Jamison

San Antonio, TX-- Ramona High School's Neil Jamison is one of the Padres better minor league relief pitchers, leading the organization with 34 saves in 2006. Jamison throws everything down in the zone with significant sink – consistent pitches that rarely hover around the belt.

Jamison, 23, has the type of control that the organization wants to see in a relief pitcher, walking only 31 batters in 106.2 innings against 114 strikeouts. Last year, he caught a break when the Storm's closer Matt Varner was suspended for testing positive for a banned substance and was promoted from Fort Wayne at the beginning of the year. The former Long Beach State product proceeded to... Recommended Stories

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