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Padres Prospects August Pitchers of the Month

Simon Castro

It was a month that belonged to the starting pitchers in each affiliate. As in the past, John Conniff was charged with filtering through the madness. After dodging curveballs and flailing on changeups, Conniff did just that to select Pitcher of the Month for August.

Portland Beavers Wade LeBlanc 2-2, 3.55 ERA SP/LHP LeBlanc was looking an awful lot like the pitcher he was in San Antonio, striking out 33 batters in 33 innings against only three walks. He also allowed only 25 hits, as batters struggled against the guys with the dominant changeups, managing only a .208 average. He was called up to the Padres at the end of the month and should get at least... Recommended Stories

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