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Padres Prospect Interview: Eric Sogard

Eric Sogard

San Diego Padres prospect Eric Sogard battles in every at-bat. He has a David Eckstein like approach, working the count, putting the ball and play and taking a walk when pitchers aren't in his zone. It has led to a tremendous amount of success in the last year and a half.

You are an excellent bunter. Is dropping a bunt down a selective thing for you when you see the infield playing back? Eric Sogard: Definitely. I love dropping it down. I see it as a free hit when the infielder is playing back. I try and get a good pitch I can put anywhere down the line and beat it out. I will definitely take advantage when they play back. Plus, when I do take advantage of it, it...

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