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Padres MLN: Catch, shoot and hit

Matt Antonelli

There is a new catcher in Portland. Baseball isn't why this is the favorite time of year for Matt Antonelli. The Storm have struggling with the stick. Is it because of the right-handed heavy lineup or everyone skipping a level?

With Pete Laforest going to the big league club, the Portland Beavers were down to one catcher – Luke Carlin. The Padres made up the difference by taking Brandon Gottier off the disabled list. Brandon Gottier hit .213 with 44 hits in 207 at bats for the Fort Wayne Wizards. In 62 games he collected 13 doubles, one homer, 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs. He also drew 17 walks and whiffed 52 times... Recommended Stories

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