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Watch Padres catcher Christian Bethancourt pitch in the Panamanian winter league

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 31: Starting catcher Christian Bethancourt #12 of the San Diego Padres makes an appearance as a relief pitcher against the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning at Safeco Field on May 31, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Christian Bethancourt (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Last season, we got a taste of what Padres catcher Christian Bethancourt could do on the mound. The right-hander appeared in two games and pitched 1 2/3 scoreless frames. Because he wasn't really a pitcher (yet), he struggled with command and walked three. There was still plenty to get excited about as the catcher hit the mid-90s with his fastball and paired it with a low-80s change ... or even a 49-mph eephus

This winter, Bethancourt went to Panama to stretch out as a pitcher/utilityman extraordinaire like Brooks Kieschnick. Though he's still playing in the outfield and at DH, Bethancourt came in to close out the game for the Caballos de Cocle on Wednesday night. And he looked pretty good doing it: 

Want a peek for yourself? Here you go: 

While we're plenty impressed by Kenley Jansen's position change from catcher to premier closer, can you imagine how cool it would be if Bethancourt did both in a single game?