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Brad Brach

Two closers have impressive months while three starters, including two lefties, figure prominently in their respective leagues. John Conniff looks at them all with his subjective eye, looking for a pitcher to crown above them all within the San Diego Padres system.

Portland Beavers Right-handed closer Ernesto Frieri 1-0, O.OO ERA The Beavers are not a great team, but Frieri made the most of his opportunities to close as he was 6-for-6. He struck out eight against three walks in 10.2 IP, as PCL batters were only able to manage a .088 batting average against him. If the Padres do make a move from their major league bullpen, he is the best candidate to get... Recommended Stories

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