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Padres Minor League Spring Notebook V

R.J Rodriguez

PEORIA, AZ- A double session of live batting practice on the back fields of the San Diego Padres Spring Training complex provided entertainment throughout the day.

Nathan Culp was extremely sharp in his first taste of throwing to hitters. First, his warm-up showed terrific movement on his fastball and bottoming out with his changeup. When he got in against the competition, Culp had very few balls hit hard. Seth Johnston was the only hitter to connect more than once, and Craig Cooper had one hard contact. Kevin Howard, a former fifth-round pick by the... Recommended Stories

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