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Padres Prospect Interview: Nick Vincent

EUGENE, OR: The San Diego Padres annual trek through Long Beach brought Nick Vincent aboard. Playing in Eugene and welcomed into the starting role, Vincent has learned the curveball has been a friend while he focuses on mastering the changeup.

What has the experience of joining the starting rotation been like for you, and what have you learned by being in the rotation versus a relief role? Nick Vincent: I started at junior college so I have starting experience. I went to Long Beach and they ended up putting me in the pen because I was the only guy who could start or go to the pen. It is a different mentality. You can't go out there...