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Randy Smith on DSL Padres prospects

Randy Smith on DSL Padres prospects

In his dual role as the San Diego Padres vice president of player development and international scouting, Randy Smith scouts for talent as much as he develops players. That unique perspective gives him an edge on finding talent that he can mold. There is impact talent coming up from the DSL that he hopes to assist in becoming big leaguers.

Yoan Alcantara had a quality first season in the DSL. What are your expectations for his future? Randy Smith: This guy has very good tools. It is harnessing and getting him under control a little bit. He gets a little jumpy and a little home run happy. That is typical of a 17-year-old kids. We love his tools; they are impressive. Alvaro Aristy came off a suspension and struggled. What were...

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