"I think any time that there's a change, there are certain adjustments that are made," Adair said. "Obviously Goose (Connor) is more experienced than I am and if I can be half of what he has been, I'll be OK."
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"One of the best guys I've ever been around," said former Baltimore Orioles pitching coach Rick Adair, who was Fister's pitching coach when he broke into the majors with the Seattle Mariners in 2009.
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