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Padres tab third baseman Matt Antonelli

Antonelli in the field for Wake Forest

With the 17th overall pick in the First Year Player Draft, the San Diego Padres selected Wake Forest third baseman Matt Antonelli, adding depth to one of their weakest system positions with a highly athletic, high-aptitude pick.

Matt Antonelli, a native of Massachusetts, hit .333 for the Demon Deacons this season, knocking 11 home runs and 18 doubles in... Recommended Stories

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