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Manager Doug Dascenzo on Wizards prospects

Justin Baum

FORT WAYNE, IN: Doug Dascenzo is ending his second season as the Wizard's manager, his third as a manager in the Padres' system and his tenth year in the organization. He played seven years in the majors as an outfielder, primarily with the Cubs; and even appeared twice as an emergency relief pitcher with his last year coming with the Padres in 1996.

As the manager in the Padres' first full season affiliate, his job, more than any of the other four affiliate managers, is to teach a crew of former high school players, Latin American phenoms and many players coming off of three or four years of college at major universities how to play the game the right way, the professional way. Frequently, that means explaining to players that what has... Recommended Stories

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