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Spring Training Primer: Grady Fuson Q&A

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Friday is the first day that San Diego Padres minor leaguers will report for duty with a select group of hitters slated to arrive on March 7. MadFriars.com caught up with Grady Fuson for a pre-spring discussion on the hot topics to be decided in Spring Training.

There are two different reporting dates for minor leaguers – what does the two dates for reporting accomplish? Grady Fuson: It takes a while to get pitchers in shape so historically we have always brought pitchers in earlier than the rest of the squad just because of the arm and the buildup that really needs to take place with pitchers. Position players you can get going and know where they...

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