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MadFriars' Interview: Tommy Medica

LAKE ELSINORE-- Tommy Medica is a catcher/first baseman that was drafted in the eleventh round of the 2010 draft out of Santa Clara University by the San Diego Padres. In 2010 he was named third team All-American after leading the West Coast Conference in RBIs with 67 and total bases with 152.

Since joining the Padres Medica has been moved from catcher to first base/designated hitter as he tries to comeback from two shoulder surgeries. When healthy, very few hitters in the minors have the offensive firepower that Medica possesses. He currently ranks in the top five in the Cal League in doubles, 29, batting average, .343, on-base percentage, .413, slugging percentage .605, and OPS at... Recommended Stories

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