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Padres Prospects: June Pitchers of the Month

A tight race in San Antonio

There were some ups (think San Antonio) and downs (Lake Elsinore) but each affiliate had a candidate worthy, with the Missions offering the toughest challenge. Who came out with the award? John Conniff sorts it out.

Portland Beavers Wade LeBlanc 3-2, 3.34 ERA LHP/SP After two very disappointing months, LeBlanc finally turned in the type of performance most followers of the organization have been expecting. He lowered his ERA by over half, allowed less hits than innings pitched, 35/25 and held batters to a .198 batting average. He struck out 43 batters against only nine walks, which is more batters than he... Recommended Stories

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