Adrian Sampson has struggled early in games this year, but has a lot of potential once he learns to control his emotions.

One of the starters I was looking forward to seeing this year in Bradenton was Adrian Sampson. I heard a lot of good reports on him from last season, and saw him pitch during instructs. He received a somewhat aggressive promotion to Bradenton this year, and has made all three starts on the year at home, giving me three chances to see him in the early part of the season. In all three starts, the story was the same. Sampson started off rough, allowing a lot of early damage.

In his first start Sampson got into jams in the first two innings, but escaped with only one run allowed. He didn't escape in the third, giving up five runs and leaving with two outs after a two-...

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