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Padres Prospect Interview: Will Inman

Will Inman

SAN ANTONIO, TX: In 2007, the Padres traded popular relief pitcher Scott Linebrink for a trio of well regarded Milwaukee Brewers minor league pitchers, Joe Thatcher, Steve Garrison and Will Inman. Inman was the highest rated and regarded as the main component of the deal.

At the time of the trade, Inman was 20 and already in Double-A, having signed with the Brewers out of high school. This past year in San Antonio, he went 9-8 with a 3.52 ERA, striking out 140 batters in 135.1 innings to lead the Texas League. On the negative side he also walked 71 batters to lead the league and had difficulty repeating his delivery. When the 6-foot-1, 220 -pound Inman, 22, is... Recommended Stories

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