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Padres Prospect Interview: Jon Searles

Jon Searles

San Antonio, TX-- Jon Searles has seen much of the country by now. In a career that began in 1999 when the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him, the right-hander has moved from his Huntington, New York base to reside everywhere from Hickory to Brevard County.

And his latest stop is in Double-A with the Padres San Antonio affiliate. Over an eight-year career coming into the year, Searles had compiled a 35-29 record with a 4.04 ERA over 265 games, including 29 starts. He has been traded with current Padres right-hander Chris Young. He has been taken in the Rule 5 Draft. It has been the typical whirlwind of any prospect. The one thing he has not...

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