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Oakland A's Prospect Q&A: Robert Gilliam, SP

Gilliam has struck-out 29 over his last 4 starts.

Robert Gilliam has impressed people throughout the organization with his arm strength since he was drafted by the Oakland A's in the eighth-round in 2009. Through Sunday, Gilliam had a 3.94 ERA and 78 strike-outs in 91.1 innings for the Low-A Kane County Cougars. David Malamut spoke with the right-handed starter...

David Malamut: How has the season gone so far? Robert Gilliam: It's been going alright. I've had my ups and downs but overall it's been a pretty good experience. DM: What pitches do you throw? RG: Fastball, curveball, slider, changeup. DM: What do you ultimately want those pitches to do? RG: Be strikes I throw all of my off speed pitches to just throw off timing. DM: What's your...

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