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Nick Adenhart's father speaks about coping with loss
Nick Adenhart's father speaks about coping with loss

When Nick Adenhart picked up his father, Jim, from the airport April 7, the Angels pitcher spoke excitedly about his first start of the season, against the Oakland Athletics, the next night. "He went through the A's lineup -- what this guy liked, what he didn't like, what he was going to throw them," Jim Adenhart said. "After he was finished, I put my arm on his shoulder and said, 'Man, you sound like a pro.' " On April 8 at Angel Stadium, Nick Adenhart, a 22-year-old right-hander making only his fourth big league start, showed the promise that comes with being an organization's top pitching prospect, throwing six shutout innings against the...

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