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Padres roving instructor Rob Deer

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Rob Deer has been the San Diego Padres roving hitting coordinator since 2004 and despite a career that was highlighted by strikeouts, he understands the approach the Friars are implementing. He spoke about players such as Yefri Carvajal, Yordany Ramirez, Luis Cruz and Cedric Hunter, and other topics.

A guy like Yefri Carvajal that you were helping out in Instructs – everyone always says that the ball comes of his bat a little differently. Rob Deer: There are a few of them out here. I have been real happy seeing the type of player that has shown up here this year. I think it is apparent to everybody that has been here and we have talked about it – there are a lot of fun projects to work with...

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