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Sizing up the Padres relief prospects part II

Brandon Gomes

In part one of our look at the San Diego Padres relief prospects, MadFriars.com looked at those with the highest ceilings and who needs to make their move. In part two we eye the relievers closest to the majors, the sleepers, and where the jury is still out.

Closest to the majors: Brandon Gomes A mid-90s fastball and a plus splitter has Gomes on the fast track. His ability to change speed effectively with the same arm speed has hitters bowing out without a fight. He has closer-type stuff and applies knowledge gained quickly, adapting as necessary to the league and hitters he faces. He is ready with three above-average pitches snd simply needs an...

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