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Padres Prospect Interview: George Kottaras

MOBILE - Most Padres' fans that follow the team's prospects have been hearing about catcher George Kottaras for some time now. After a very good 2004 in Fort Wayne, Kottaras caught forty-two more games in 2005 than he had before in his career.

Splitting time between Lake Elsinore and Mobile, he held up despite concerns that his relatively small frame (6-foot, 190-pounds) couldn't withstand the punishment of a full season. Kottaras epitomizes the type of player San Diego is trying to develop, a player with gap power who controls the strike zone. Last year, he hit a career-high in home runs [11], and projects as someone could hit... Recommended Stories

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