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Couchee on Padres pitching prospects

Cesar Carrillo

San Diego Padres pitching coordinator Mike Couchee goes up and down the system to aid prospects. We caught up with him to discuss Cesar Carrillo, Simon Castro, Jeremy McBryde, Cory Luebke, Matt Buschmann, Josh Geer, Bryan Oland, Greg Burke, Mike Ekstrom, as well as Couchee's surprises and disappointments for the 2008 season.

Cesar Carrillo has been battling back from Tommy John surgery and they say command is the last thing that returns. What have you seen from him? Mike Couchee: I saw him pitch over at PETCO and I was a little bit concerned about the command. I saw him pitch two or three times and the first time, the stuff was 88-ish and just kind of ok. When I saw him, I thought he was where he should be as far... Recommended Stories

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