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Padres Prospect Interview: Cesar Carrillo

Padres Prospect Interview: Cesar Carrillo

MOBILE -The prospect that many believe is the best player in the Padres' system is starting pitcher Cesar Carrillo. Carrillo was the Padres' number one pick in 2005 and had the most successful debut of any pitcher selected in the draft, and maybe anyone the Padres have ever chose.

In his contract negotiations, Carrillo requested an assignment straight to Lake Elsinore, bypassing Eugene and Fort Wayne where most college draft picks start. The Padres agreed and Carrillo didn't disappoint. After being promoted to Mobile when the Padres needed another pitcher after trading Travis Chick to the Reds for third baseman Joe Randa, Carrillo won four out of the five games he started...

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