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Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Tucker Healy

Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Tucker Healy

TROY, NY – Tucker Healy didn't have to travel far from home for his first professional season. On different road-trips, Healy got to pitch close to his childhood home in Massachusetts and his collegiate home in Ithaca, New York. The New York-Penn League suited Healy, who struck-out 42 in only 28.1 innings. Donald Moore sat down for a Q&A with Healy.

It can get pretty windy when Tucker Healy takes the hill. The Ithaca College alum has made a habit of racking up strike-outs throughout his career. During his senior season at Ithaca, Healy struck-out nearly 14.5 batters per nine innings. That trend continued into his first professional season. The A's 2012 23rd-round pick has accumulated 42 strike-outs in 28.1 innings in relief for the short...

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