Spring Training Q&A with David Hale

Kyle Tait:

Gwinnett’s Dave Lezotte caught up with 2012 Mississippi Braves RHP David Hale, who made his major league debut toward the end of the 2014 season in Atlanta. Hale is battling for an Atlanta rotation spot out of spring.

Check out his Spring Training Q&A below!

Exactly four weeks from today, your Mississippi Braves open up against the Mobile BayBears at Trustmark Park. Stay tuned to the M-Braves Clubhouse Report for the latest on former and future double-A Braves as they continue along the Road To The Show.

Originally posted on The G-Blog:

This time last year, right-hander David Hale was working on adding a sinker to his repertoire and preparing for his first Triple-A season with Gwinnett.  A year later, the Marietta, GA native finds himself competing for an Opening Day roster spot with the Atlanta Braves, having already made his Major League season and postseason debuts last fall.  Gwinnett Braves Media Relations Manager Dave Lezotte caught up with Hale today at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

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Hale, Atlanta’s third-round pick in 2009 out of Princeton University, went 6-9 with a 3.22 ERA in 22 games, 20 starts for Gwinnett last year. (Photo by Chris Roughgarden)

DL: Last year, you made your Triple-A debut, battled back from a right shoulder strain and made your Major League debut by season’s end.  A lot of things happened to you in one season.  What did you learn from those experiences?

DH: Just to…

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