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Padres Prospect Interview: Chris Wilkes

Chris Wilkes

Eugene, OR: Giving hitters too much credit in Lake Elsinore, San Diego Padres prospect Chris Wilkes found himself in extended and Eugene before going down to injury. One thing he wants to continue to work on is his work out of the stretch.

You went up to Lake Elsinore early in the year. Did you feel like you were trying to do too much and staying away from your game plan? Chris Wilkes: Yes, for sure. I felt like I was giving the hitters too much credit. I was giving them too much respect and didn't attack them like I usually do. I tried to nibble around on the corners – scared to be hit – and that is when I got smashed in that one...

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