Jairo Cuevas had one of the best seasons by any pitcher in the Braves' farm system in 2005. He was the Pitcher of the Year in the Appalachian League with a 6-1 record, a 1.95 ERA, and 69 stikeouts in 55.1 innings pitched. Now Cuevas is in the Rome starting rotation.
Click here to listen to Bill Shanks interview Cuevas. The podcast is titled, "Jairo Cuevas Intervew," and was published April 23rd.
Bill Shanks is the author of Scout's Honor: The Bravest Way To Build A Winning Team, a look inside the Braves‘ traditional front office philosophies. Email Bill at email@example.com.
Audio Podcast: Jairo Cuevas Interview
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