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Padres Prospect Interview: Mike DeMark

Mike DeMark

An integral part of any pitching staff is the work of the middle relievers. They are the unsung heroes – they take the ball in tough situations and attempt to hold the lead until the closer can finish it off. No one did it better than Mike DeMark in 2008.

You began the year in Lake Elsinore and ended up in San Antonio. Talk about the experience in both of those leagues and what led to the overall success. It was downright dominating. Mike DeMark: As far as a career standpoint, going back to Lake Elsinore after having a good season last year – I was just excited to get a chance to work with Wally Whitehurst. Me and him clicked from the first time... Recommended Stories

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