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Venable on Portland prospects

Matt Antonelli

Max Venable sends his son, Will, to the San Diego Padres again. Is there hope for Matt Antonelli? How fun was Eliezer Alfonso? Did we see the real Chad Huffman in August? Can Sean Kazmar rise again? All these questions and more were answered by Venable.

Eliezer Alfonzo came in and had seen time with the big league club. He isn't a guy who will walk a lot but puts the ball in play. Max Venable: Alfonzo I think brings a lot of energy. He's not going to walk. He likes to swing the bat. I think a lot of times during the course of the season we talked about this discipline, plate discipline and taking more pitches. Here's a guy that likes to swing... Recommended Stories

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