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Padres' Prospect Interview: Mike Ekstrom

Ekstrom haa come a long way from Eugene

A quick glance at the numbers may keep some from realizing how good Mike Ekstrom was this year. He was so good we named him our MadFriars.com Pitcher of the Year for 2006.

Talk about your time in Lake Elsinore and the solid season out in the California League: Mike Ekstrom: I had one really bad outing, otherwise nothing too bad. A couple of good outings and one really bad one. It was easy to pitch there. The setup was great, the front office was great and the coaches were great. We had a really good defense too – and that is all you need for pitching. Over...

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