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Jake Gautreau Exclusive Interview

Padres prospect Jake Gautreau interview

The Arizona Fall League is widely considered the place to send your best prospects. In Arizona, they can experience playing against better competition in hopes they handle their own. It is one barometer of a player's talent en route to the Majors. <br><br>The San Diego Padres sent Jake Gautreau out there one month and left him off the 40 man roster the next. MadFriars.com talked to Jake in an exclusive interview regarding his play this past season and the future of this second baseman.

Peoria became Jake Gautreau's home for two months. After a few weeks off, Gautreau headed out there with a purpose. His 2003 season was not the success he had hoped. Many players are asked not only to go to Arizona, but the big club will sometimes ask a player to work on something, whether it be bunting, hitting the other way, or just continuing to get better. The Padres wanted? "Nothing...

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