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Abbott on Triple-A pitching prospects

Portland Beavers pitching coach Glenn Abbott was the man who prepped many of the young San Diego Padres arms in Triple-A. MadFriars.com caught up with Abbott to discuss many of the players who showed up in San Diego during the year.

Josh Banks really had a great year for you and came up with some nice starts throughout the year. Glenn Abbott: He did. He started using his pitches a little bit differently this year. I've been talking to him about it last year but this year he was using his curveball and the split more. Before he wanted to just do a lot of cutters. So I think it just paid dividends to him. He was like second in...

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