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Pirates Prospect Interview: Kyle McPherson

Kyle McPherson ended his 2009 season on a high note; the 21-year old right-hander started the year with Class A West Virginia. He had a 5-2 record before being sent down to the State College Spikes. He finished the season with the Spikes posting a 4-3 record with a sparkling 2.99 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with McPherson just after the Spikes ended their season.

GVB -- You finished the season pitching very well, are you pleased with the way you pitched this season? KM -- I was very pleased with what I did. The main mentality that I had was to work early in the count with the fastball and then use the changeup to offset the hitters timing and then come in hard with a fastball, either as an effect pitch to get them off the plate to setup another pitch away...

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