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Former catcher, Chris Hatcher made the switch to pitcher this season to improve his chances of returning to the big leagues.
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Chris Hatcher drafting fifth round of 2006. For. A big transition into the it's going good home. I try to apply the things I learned wildcats team. Two. You know mountains. And how hard it was hit. Apparently got out there litany of excuses tonight and there were some rumblings last year Bob -- made the switch to the mound is that something you welcome the Warfield that gives you better chance to make it to the big leagues. I would you know a -- -- maybe revamp my career. When they approached me about it and it does not -- -- was phenomenal captured perfectly hitter. -- look at this perspective of my career. Do have a chance for rest of this organization. On board. Due to own version of pitching and maybe give us good. For how hard you throw and how -- -- secondary pitches away from. My fastball in the low -- mid ninety's relief backstroke and into a little bit more I want it. On changeup you know it's coming along it's for an effective offensive foot slider. Would someday this you know 8788 with with the Biden get Hilton -- Monday is worth anyway before and it's surrounded him. It's just not there that does anybody know. You know for your pitcher is gonna happen I realize and understand. I just have to go about it is hey if that's part of develop. I double A Jacksonville in 2010 hatchery is too -- to as a catcher. Which is one reason he's now picture however prior to a brief call up for the Marlins in September. -- went out in a blaze of glory as a position player hitting this series clinching home front as the Suns won the southern league championship. Well I guess -- consistently. Echoed the big league you know considered that very -- -- that for a little bit too much school system at them. You know probably maybe. You know like I said you know you win some you -- -- and I can say not at all. And that sums it when. Do you think you've made significant progress as a pitcher this here where -- I would describe to us. I would always knew I had it in me I didn't know if I go out and do what I've done so far. My from the ball pretty well and I think organizations -- do. Always have to look at it it -- this your first year pitching. You know don't put an emphasis on what happens when you get caught up you've got a -- good Tripoli and -- give -- loaded into the -- On this have to go out and produce every day pound strike as the relievers get out and that's my number one -- years and stay healthy. Just go out there we had when -- hand the ball get out.