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Patrick on Eugene pitching prospects

Pedro Hernandez

Eugene, OR: Brownswell Patrick is in charge of most of the college pitchers drafted by the San Diego Padres, giving them the doctrine and mantras the organization will preach from now on. He has had a lot of pleasant surprises along the way, including from the ranks that came up with him from extended.

Do you feel like you get a good handle on the staff after the season when you meet these kids right out of the draft? Bronswell Patrick: I do. Most of the guys, I read some of the reports. You read the reports but you don't get a true feeling of who a guy is until you see them come out and throw. Most of these guys are pretty sound in their mechanics. There are a few things we have to tweak. For... Recommended Stories

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