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Ferd Lewis: For Kauai’s Kirby Yates, there’s always another challenge

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                                San Diego Padres reliever Kirby Yates delivered a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 14 in Phoenix in what was likely his final appearance of the season. The Kauai High graduate had elbow surgery on Wednesday.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS

    San Diego Padres reliever Kirby Yates delivered a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 14 in Phoenix in what was likely his final appearance of the season. The Kauai High graduate had elbow surgery on Wednesday.

Maybe it is an outlook honed by having made 192 appearances over the last three-plus years coming in from the bullpen, stepping into situations where the game is usually on the line in the late innings. Read more

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