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Padres Prospect Interview: Geoff Vandel

Padres Prospect Interview: Geoff Vandel

Geoff Vandel burst on the scene in 2005 after being selected in the 34th round of this year's draft. Expectations may have been low but after a phenomenal season he has elevated the bar. MadFriars.com sat down with him to get his take on the year that was and the future.

You were selected in the 34th round. Talk about signing on to play professional ball instead of going to college. Geoff Vandel: I looked at it as being able to take advantage of an opportunity. For most people it is a once in a lifetime chance and I did not want to turn it down and take a chance going to college and being injured and not ever go. I am excited to be able to play for a major...

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