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Abraham a Hulk in the Cal League

What makes a reliever tick?  Is it the warm-up session in the bullpen?  Taking the hill for that first pitch?  Or, perhaps it is the walk behind the mound, touching the rosin bag and seeing runners on every base with one out, knowing a ground ball double play will end the inning.  Paul Abraham, who has yet to allow an earned run on the year, prefers the latter.

It is no surprise that the California League right-hander fashions himself after the Incredible Hulk – you know the guy, the Bruce Banner clone that transforms himself green in times of stress.   There is no gamma radiation playing for the Lake Elsinore Storm, the High-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, but Paul Abraham has proven to be as indestructible as the Marvel superhero.   "He doesn't... Recommended Stories

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