Padres Draft Interview: Chris Fetter

The San Diego Padres selected 6-foot-8 behemoth in the ninth-round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of Michigan. MadFriars.com caught up with the right-hander to find out more about his repertoire, his changing arm angles, and what drives him as a baseball player, among other topics.

Chris Fetter finished third at Michigan in career victories (28), just ahead of Steve Howe (1977-79), and in strikeouts (281), seven behind leader Jim Burton (1969-71). He earned his second consecutive first-team All-Big Ten selection after going 7-3 with 103 strikeouts and 17 walks in 94 innings last season.

The season before that, Fetter rattled out 10 wins, holding the opposition to a .209 average against.

The big man saw a spike in his velocity over the past year, seeing his fastball move into the mid-90s. There may be even more in the tank for the strike-thrower.


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