The Seattle prospect's parents, who each work in medicine, supported their son's interest in baseball.
PHOENIX - Mark this one down as another learning experience Danny Hultzen can cross off the list.
The No. 2 overall draft pick by the Mariners has spent most of his 21 years soaking up knowledge in both the classroom and on the mound. So, when a reporter offhandedly asked the left-handed pitcher why he hadn't thrown many sliders in his first couple of Arizona Fall League starts, he thought about it, shrugged and agreed he definitely should do it more.