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Scouting Padres Prospect Luke Carlin

Luke Carlin

Scouts and front office personnel will be the first to admit that finding and grooming solid catchers is one of the most difficult tasks they face. Canadian born Luke Carlin has had a calming effect – on managers and pitchers in the San Diego Padres' system.

Vital Statistics; Name: Luke Carlin Position: Catcher DOB: December 20, 1980 Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 195 Bats: Switch Throws: Right First and foremost, a catcher must be able to – catch. There is no greater friend to a pitcher than a backstop that receives and frames the ball well. When the ball hits the outer edge of the zone, the catcher can be the difference between a ball and strike. It... Recommended Stories

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