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Whelan's Stop In Tampa Paying Off

Whelan is just getting more work in as a starter

The decision to send Trenton standout reliever Kevin Whelan down a level to the Tampa Yankees may have seemed like a strange one. His numbers at Double-A had been impressive, including a sparkling 2.90 ERA and a perfect 3-0 record. But a high walk total had the organization a little concerned, and the plan was made to send him to Tampa to give him the opportunity to make some needed adjustments.

Kevin Whelan took the change of scenery in stride and has embraced the move. "We've started working on some mechanical stuff," he said. "Up there I didn't really have the chance. I was going out there and throwing every other day, or every two days, and there wasn't really a set routine." "So there wasn't really a time to work on things we wanted to work on. So they told me I was going to...

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