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Padres Prospect Interview: Cedric Hunter

Cedric Hunter

Fort Wayne, IN: Last year Cedric Hunter, 19, rose from being a semi-heralded high school draft pick to what many believe will eventually become the Padres' best overall prospect -a rangy centerfielder with the ability to help a team win with his bat, legs and glove.

So how did he do it? Hunter had the rare combination of a great debut in the Arizona League, .371/.467/.484, and the "tools" that led many pundits to project that his future would be even brighter. So far he's had a nice year in Fort Wayne, .271/.330/.347, but not the type that is going to set hearts aflutter. So were the pre-season rankings by many baseball publications, including by...

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