Written by Walter Hughes
Published Issue: Summer 2007
I used my signing bonus to buy a Volkswagen and pay off a debt to my dad. I owed him about $7,000.
I think if you do your job consistently day in and day out, then you’ll impress the right guy. I don’t know who that guy is.
Every team is looking for a good pitcher. You’re not competing against the guys on your team; you’re competing against every other pitcher out there.
You take a little bit from what each coach has to say and certain things click. You take advice and use it however you’re going to use it.
I don’t think there was any doubt in my mind that I would be playing professionally. My dad always said I could do it. I just work hard and get it done