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Razor keeping the young pitchers sharp

Tyler Mead

Affectionately called "Razor", perhaps for his sharp ability to mold young pitchers, he was ‘promoted' to the Arizona Rookie League Padres. It was his unique gift to get through to the teenage arms in the San Diego system that had him placed. Once there, he helped mold a group of talented Latin and American pitchers. Of course, his nickname could have simply came from his name, Dave Rajsich.

Your team won the Championship down in Arizona this year. Pablo Menchaca got the ball that game. How many players wanted to start that game and did it come down to the spot in the rotation? Dave Rajsich: Everybody at the end – and there was only the one game playoff – everyone wanted to pitch the game. You don't want to break their heart but it came down to where all of them had to pitch their...

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