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Padres Prospect Interview: Brandon Higelin

Padres Prospect Interview: Brandon Higelin

"I want to break camp and be on the Fort Wayne team," reliever Brandon Higelin said before the rosters were set. The left-hander was placed on the Wizards roster but the wish was granted based on hard work that occurred during the off-season.

After being drafted in the 28th round of 2005, Brandon Higelin landed with the Eugene Emeralds of the Northwest League. He pitched in 22 games for the Ems, going 0-2 with a 5.00 ERA and a .342 average against. While most throw out the first year of development, Higelin knew he had to come back strong in proving he could get outs on a more consistent basis. It started with throwing more strikes... Recommended Stories

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