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Padres Pitching Coordinator: Mike Couchee

Drew Miller

Eugene, OR: San Diego Padres minor league pitching coordinator Mike Couchee sets the plan for every pitching prospect in the system. All change goes through him and he has a pulse on the entire system. Couchee, who has been with the Padres for quite a few years, is more excited about the system than every before.

You have gotten a chance to come out and see the new draftees in Eugene several times with minicamp and a second trip about a month afterwards. What are some of your impressions of these kids? Mike Couchee: I am very impressed – even going back to minicamp – with the command of these guys. I think the numbers have played out that way. The walks have been down for this level. I like the size of... Recommended Stories

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