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Padres Minor League Spring Notebook III

Adys Portillo

PEORIA, AZ-- Live batting practice with pitchers throwing to hitters was the highlight of Sunday's session at the San Diego Padres minor league Spring Training complex.

Very few hitters were swinging at pitches on Sunday, as many were getting their first taste of stepping into the batter's box against a pitcher this spring. With the catcher's calling out the pitch before the delivery, hitters who did swing should have had the upper hand. Rarely was that the case. While the hitters were allowing pitches to go by so they could regain their timing and confidence... Recommended Stories

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