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Padres Prospect Interview: Brad Brach

Brad Brach

Lake Elsinore, CA: Closer Brad Brach, 24, was drafted in the 42nd-round of the 2008 draft by the Padres. Of the players drafted in round 25 or later, only Dean Anna, Nick Schumacher, Dan Robertson, Zach Herr and Gary Poynter are still with the organization, and with the possible exception of Robertson, none have come close to equaling the success of Brach.

At Monmouth University, a Division III school, Brach was a starter possessing good but not great numbers as a four-year starter. In his two years with the Padres organization, he has saved 77 games in 82 chances, including last year in Fort Wayne where he saved 33 games in 34 chances striking out 82 batters in 63.2 innings for a 1.27 ERA. This year he has picked up right where he left off with... Recommended Stories

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