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Padres Prospect Interview: Billy Killian

Padres Prospect Interview: Billy Killian

Billy Killian got a little surprise late in the year. He was called up to the Portland Beavers and got a pinch hitting chance. It didn't go as planned as he grounded into a double play. A few days later he was the designated hitter and it became his most memorable game as a San Diego Padres' prospect.

In his second at bat as a member of the Portland squad, Billy Killian grounded into a double play. That made him two for futility. But that wasn't the moment of memory – forgettable perhaps. In his second at bat, Killian hit a soft grounder that he beat out for a single, his first hit at the Triple-A level. He had not played beyond Rookie League ball in Arizona and had his first hit off Britt...

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