Owen Caissie might provide the left-handed power the Padres’ system has been looking for. (Photo: Daniel Lusignan). By selecting Canadian…
One constant we’ve read about you since the draft is about your work ethic. Where did that come from for you?
Caissie: It comes from my family. My dad is a blue-collar worker, my mom works extremely hard, too. Just the drive to be better than my peers and people beside me because in Canada, we’re overlooked, and I had to work probably twice as hard to get looked at. I will admit it’s changing, people are realizing we can play. It’s still a stigma on how we’re just hockey players, but I want to make my family proud, too.
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