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MadFriars' Interview: Kevin Quackenbush

WASHINGTON, DC: Relief pitcher Kevin Quackenbush, 25, was drafted in the eighth round of the 2011 draft by the Padres out of South Florida University.

Because he was a fourth year senior with limited negotiating leverage he was signed for a relative pittance of $5,000 according to Baseball America. However despite not receiving a big bonus or a lot of hype Quackenbush quickly put up some stellar numbers between Eugene and Fort Wayne with 71 strikeouts in 42 innings against only 12 walks in his pro debut. The next year in Lake Elsinore he may...

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