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Q&A with Darren O'Day

Q&A with Darren O'Day

Darren O'Day, 24, signed as a fifth-year senior out of University of Florida just prior to the 2006 draft. Although he is likely headed for a set-up role, with Ryan Aldridge nursing a sore arm, O'Day is closing for Rancho Cucamonga. And, through six games, things are going well as he's allowed two hits against seven strikeouts in 5.2 innings to earn the Cal League's Pitcher of the Week award.

Do you think that, as a side-armer, you have a particular advantage early in the season when hitters haven't had a chance to see it at all? Darren O'Day There's definitely a bigger margin of error. They've been seeing guys throwing over the top for eight inning's. Bartolo's in there throwing in the mid-90's, then Brok comes in throwing the sinker. Then I come in there throwing from my knees, so... Recommended Stories

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