The K Zone
June 4th 2018
Lenny Torres Jr.
Interviewed By Mike Duffy
Mike Duffy: Playing ball in a less friendly climate, what extra work did you put in during the winters, to become one of the most elite RHP in this years draft?
Lenny Torres Jr: The extra work I put in was just working out in an indoor facility and doing a lot of running in and outside to get adjusted to it, wasn’t that big of a deal but just sucked when we couldn’t play outside.
Mike Duffy: What feelings do you have before the draft?
Lenny Torres Jr: Feelings I have before the draft are just calm, accepting and just a waiting game, exciting to see where I could end up.
Mike Duffy: What would you most be excited about if you wind up playing professional baseball?
Lenny Torres Jr: I would be most excited about fulfilling my dream since a kid and being able to play in a big league stadium with fans watching from my hometown and signing stuff for kids.
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Mike Duffy: What was the experience of playing at Petco Park in the Padres Showcase?
Lenny Torres Jr: The experience was like anything you’d expect to be at a professional stadium, you’re a kid in a candy store just doing a 360 and realizing that you’re actually there.
Mike Duffy: Who was your favorite player growing up?
Lenny Torres Jr: My favorite player growing up was Derek Jeter.
Mike Duffy: What team are you the biggest fan of?
Lenny Torres Jr: My team that I’m a biggest fan of is Yankees.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite hobby besides baseball?
Lenny Torres Jr: Favorite hobby besides baseball is just hanging with friends, watching sports, listening to music.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite T.V. show?
Lenny Torres Jr: My favorite Tv show is ESPN if that counts lol.
Mike Duffy: Do you have a motto or a thing to do to get you out of a rough time?
Lenny Torres Jr: My routine to get out of a rough time is just listen to music, talk to friends or family and deal with it that way.
Mike Duffy: When did you know you wanted to play professional baseball?
Lenny Torres Jr: I knew I wanted to play professional baseball last year where I could see I was able to keep up with some of the best kids in the game and have my velocity up there to match with them.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite baseball memory?
Lenny Torres Jr: My favorite baseball memory is hitting my first homerun ever in little league, always a good feeling especially when you’re young.
Mike Duffy: Who is your favorite Musician?
Lenny Torres Jr: My favorite Musician is J Cole.
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