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Top 5 Padres Prospects by Position: Catchers

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The Padres have an abundance of catchers in their system and the depth runs at least seven deep. With only six affiliates, playing time during the year may dictate the future pace. It was no surprise that Billy Killian was sent to Texas – and future deals may tap into catching prospects.

7. Jose Lobaton An intriguing backstop that is refined behind the plate. He has good mechanics and a cannon arm. His hitting is below where others on this list are. He does generate some power from a slight frame and is not afraid to work the count. 6. Luany Sanchez Catchers with the ability to hit are rare – unless you are in the Padres' organization. Sanchez is a free swinger that should...

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