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FutureBacks Q&A: Adam Bass

Adam Bass wasn't even supposed to be in Double-A this season. Injuries to pitchers like Dustin Nippert, Billy Murphy and Tony Pena at the start of the season opened up a spot in Double-A, and Bass was tabbed to fill in. The youngster took his chance and ran with it. True to the mission of the minors, his numbers might not have been stellar, but his progress proved that he did belong, so he stayed all season. As he prepares for Instructs Bass talks to FutureBacks about a learning season.

FutureBacks:  I know your record didn't necessarily reflect it, but you had a pretty good season, a 3.99 ERA, a 3:1 strikeout to walk ratio, almost six innings per start.  How would you evaluate your season? Adam Bass:  I felt like it was a good, solid year.  I definitely feel like I made progress, felt like I showed I belong in Double-A.  That was important to me, because injuries were what...

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