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Jose Oyervidez and Paul Abraham talk the walk

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Peoria, AZ-- Jose Oyervidez and Paul Abraham were teammates in Double-A Mobile. Both have above average fastballs and are trying to prove something this year. Oyervidez is looking to bring down his walk totals and make use of his repertoire. Abraham is also shoring up his walk totals and proving he is healthy again.

Oyervidez went 6-12 with a 3.92 ERA over 28 starts for Mobile. In 149.1 innings, the right-hander walked 75 while holding the opposition to a .257 average. What is the key to this season for you? Jose Oyervidez: The key for me I think is just to cut down on my bases-on-balls. Make the hitters beat me instead of beating myself. I think if I do that I'll be all right this season. How do you... Recommended Stories

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