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2006 Off-Season Q&A: Michael Watkins

Bobby Henley praises Watkins' "pounding the zone."

Michael Watkins missed nearly the entire 2006 season with a hamstring injury, but that hasn't kept the Washington Nationals from holding high hopes for his future. We recently sat down with the 18-year-old righty to discuss his goals for 2007, his injury in 2006, and much more. First of all, Michael, I understand you had a hamstring injury that kept you out of action for pretty much the entire season. When did the injury happen and was it something that bothered you for a while? Michael Watkins: This all happened two days before the regular season started. I went through Extended Spring Training with no problems and I was doing phenomenal. So... Recommended Stories

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