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Ekstrom out to prove consistency in relief

PEORIA, AZ-- It was a tale of two seasons for San Diego Padres prospect Mike Ekstrom. During his days as a starter, something was off. When he moved to the pen, the right-hander shined.

You did some work on varying your looks with a runner on first base – how can you improve even further on keeping runners close? Mike Ekstrom: I guess I'm not the fastest guy to the plate – I'm not super slow, but I'm not super fast. I'm middle-of-the-road probably. And so, what they tell us to do is just hold the ball and vary your times. That's pretty much all you can do. And I need to get... Recommended Stories

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