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Pirates Prospect Interview: Kyle Bloom

Kyle Bloom

Lefty Kyle Bloom posted a 5-8 record with a 4.19 ERA at Double A Altoona this season. After some mechanical adjustments he was 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA pitching for the West Oahu CaneFires in Hawaii Winter Baseball and was named to the All League team. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Bloom recently.

GVB-- How did you feel about your performance at Altoona this season? KB-- Altoona was probably one of my more adverse seasons that I've had since I've played professionally. The beginning of the year was very tough. I did not feel comfortable on the mound – something mechanically was just not right and it was tough. I came to the field one day and pitching coach Brad Holman took me aside and...

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