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MadFriars' Interview: Keyvius Sampson

Sampson is looking to develop the third pitch.

PEORIA, AZ: Keyvius Sampson, 22, was the MadFriars' Top Prospect coming into 2012 after a stellar season with the Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2011.

The Padres took the unusual step of skipping him to AA where he struggled in the fist half. Sampson's season in San Antonio was really two different seasons, the first where he struggled with his mechanics and had a 5.90 ERA and the second with a 3.79 ERA which saw a much improved walk rate. The big key for Keyvius' future success will be his ability to command three pitches. He's is off to a... Recommended Stories