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Padres Prospect Interview: Tom Davis

Tom Davis

Tom Davis scuffled through his first professional season after tossing a career-high 90 innings in his final season at Fordham. Faulty mechanics were part of the problem, as the right-hander looks to build upon a season where he learned a lot about himself. As a result, Davis expects big returns in 2009.

We've gone from starter to relief. A little bit different role for you. Talk a little bit about that and how difficult it is to make that transition. Tom Davis: I think it's a big adjustment. For example, in one of my last outings, (pitching coach Dave) Rajsich told me that basically, I was trying to throw too many fastballs. Because, as a starter, you try to establish the fastball early in...

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