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Norris, Paulino could provide nice return on 2010 investment

Updated: August 30, 2009, 2:11 PM ET
By Jason Grey | ESPN.com

"You need to learn to make quality pitches at the big league level. It takes a while for some guys to figure it out, while some guys figure it out right away and take off. Some still have to learn how to be able to command the zone and to trust your stuff."

Those were the words of Astros manager Cecil Cooper on Saturday afternoon, on the struggles of some his young pitchers. He has two in particular with live arms and upper-90s fastballs who have struggled to find consistency at the big league level, particularly with their command.

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