Home Sport News What Execs Put on: Speaking Gloves with Phillies #2 Prospect Mick Abel

What Execs Put on: Speaking Gloves with Phillies #2 Prospect Mick Abel

What Execs Put on: Speaking Gloves with Phillies #2 Prospect Mick Abel


Mick Abel, former fifteenth total choose within the 2020 MLB Draft, has made the climb up the Phillies prospect record and landed on the #2 spot. The 6’5″ right-hander out of Oregon has a commanding mid-to-upper 90s fastball with a glove recreation to match. Mick took a while to indicate off his two Nike SHADO Elite Js for this yr and reply a number of questions for us.

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Abel put collectively two tremendous clear avid gamers for 2023. The primary is an all black two-piece that provides a crimson liner and child blue accents. A delicate look that got here collectively superbly. The second incorporates a grey base with black binding, welting, and laces. The Double V net and pop of crimson on the Swoosh/liner make for a profitable combo.

The Q and A

Q: Rising up in Oregon, what does it imply to be a Nike athlete?

A: “It means the world to me. I all the time wore Nike rising up, so it’s a dream come true.”

Q: Do you place something particular in your gloves? (Somebody’s identify, a date, a bible verse, and so forth)

A: “I wrote “CP” on my gloves for this yr. My shut good friend and teammate Corey Phelan handed away through the fall after battling most cancers, and it is a manner I can maintain him with me on the mound.”

Q: What’s the largest adjustment you’ve needed to make since being drafted?

A: “Largest adjustment has been my routine on days I’m not pitching. At all times have to remain on high of my routine to remain wholesome and in a great place mentally.”

Q: Largest piece of recommendation you’ll give your youthful self?

A: “I might inform myself to regulate what I can management on the mound. Don’t fear about what’s out of your palms or else the sport will velocity up on you fast.”

Ensure to indicate Mick some love and shoot him a follow on IG. Tell us down beneath another questions you’d prefer to see us ask in our Speaking Gear Collection!



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