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Padres Draft Exclusive: Allan Dykstra

The San Diego Padres went local with their first round pick, taking first baseman Allan Dykstra. MadFriars.com spoke with Dykstra moments after his selection.

Dykstra fits into the Padres patiently aggressive approach at the plate, walking a Wake Forest record 62 times this season. He ranked second in the country in free passes drawn. With a .519 on-base percentage, the 6-foot-5, 240-pound first baseman packs a wallop into a large frame; he ranks third all-time in career homers, hitting 16 this past season. Dykstra led the team in every major...

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