PADRES: Struggling Latos fares better
"I feel like I was putting a little too much pressure on myself the first couple of outings," Latos said. "New faces, and I wanted to try and impress people when it's really not what I need to do. I need to worry about what I do off the field more than what I do on the field. "I sat down and had a couple of talks with some people and just straightened myself out. I feel I need to just go out there and be me. and not somebody else."
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"I feel great," said the Padres ace and apparent Opening Day starter. "We’re one step closer. My fastball had movement. I got my breaking balls over for strikes. The changeup was good. I feel amazing."
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