Audio: Tony Richie Adapts

Since he was drafted with the Cubs' fourth-round pick in 2003, Tony Richie has gotten used to handling young pitching staff's. Richie was recently thrown into the mix at Triple-A Iowa, however, where somewhat of a more veteran staff awaited the 25-year-old catcher.

After playing in just nine games at Double-A Tennessee and batting .217, Richie was slightly taken by surprise when he learned that he'd been promoted to Iowa last week. Listen as he explains why:

(2:22) | mp3 format

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