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Padres MLN: Coming up empty

Chris Young

Peoria, AZ – Major Leaguer Chris Young no-hit the Royals through four innings, but the Padres' failure to execute with runners on base prevented all but a single San Diego run in a 4-1 loss to Kansas City.

Chris Young pitched a one-two-three first and second, whiffing two batters. His slider was particularly impressive. Appearing to be a fastball when it leaves his glove, the slider catches most right-handed batters hacking away at a pitch that tails away from them. Instead of pounding the ball with the sweet spot of the bat, they make contact only with the tail end of the barrel, affording the... Recommended Stories

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