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Padres Prospect Interview: Emmanuel Quiles

Emmanuel Quiles

Eugene, OR: San Diego Padres prospect Emmanuel Quiles has made significant strides in year two. His hitting has improved, as he no longer swings for the fences on every pitch and waits for his pitch to hit, and his English has improved tenfold.

You have gained some weight in the last year. How much have you gained? Emmanuel Quiles: Yes, I have. I have gained 10 pounds. I feel stronger now. It will help me with hitting and catching – everything. Your hitting improved this year. What did you change to make that happen? Emmanuel Quiles: I have been working hard every day. Last year, I was swinging at the first pitch nearly every time... Recommended Stories

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