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Much like Chamberlain, starter Adam Warren isn’t exactly a young raw talent.
The 25-year-old has worked his way through the farm system since 2009, and had his major league debut last season.
Although his debut didn’t go so well (2.1 innings, six earned runs), Warren bounced back in Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Warren finished the 2012 season in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with a 3.71 ERA and recorded only 46 walks in 152.2 innings.
Many people will be looking at David Phelps, another young starter who saw success in his first season in the big leagues, but Warren has a chance to surprise many people this season.
While the eyes are on Phelps and his competition at a spot at the end of the rotation, Warren can quietly do his work to make the team.
Warren doesn’t have any amazing power pitches; he is more of a command pitcher who can eat up innings.
Look to see Warren do just that—not wow anyone with a curveball or fastball, but rather quietly, and effectively, get batters out.