Camp Chat: Luis Mendoza
Q: You’ve said this is a big year for you. Talk about that.
A: It’s a competition. They signed new guys and they want a good group in the big leagues. I have to show I can do this. I feel good. I had a good season and I want to do the same things and use more pitches to have success. I feel confident.
Q: Was there something in particular you worked on this offseason?
A: I used my curveball more. I was using mainly fastballs and stick with sinkers. The curveball was good. Sometimes the hitters didn’t expect a curve and I struck out people. I worked on command, too. I threw first-pitch strikes.
Q: What do you think will happen to you this year?
A: I’m confident that good things are coming for me. I’m trying to stay healthy and show them that I can pitch.
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