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Padres Prospect: Josh Carter Healthy Again

Baseball is life. That is a common theme amongst the many prospects that dot the minor leagues. Players live and breathe the game and wouldn't turn their chance at stardom in for anything in the world. When that same game is ripped from you for a year, the mental anguish is tough to overcome. Two plus years later, San Diego Padres prospect Josh Carter is still feeling the affects and bounced from Mobile to Lake Elsinore and back again.

In 2001, Josh Carter was happily chugging along in the Padres minor league system. He was struggling at Eugene, after signing out of Oregon State as a 20 year old. Still he had plenty of time to right the ship. In August of that same year it happened. Carter blew out his elbow. And that was just the beginning. "I blew it out in a game throwing home," Carter recalled somberly. "My whole...

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