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Padres Prospect Interview: Jaff Decker

Jaff Decker

FORT WAYNE, IN: Jaff Decker was selected in the first-round of the 2008 supplemental first-round in what is quickly shaping up to be the strongest San Diego Padres' draft in years.

Despite achieving every possible statistical mark one could hope for in high school, many scouts believed that Decker at 5-foot-10 and 200 lbs. did not have enough of athleticism or projection to warrant a first round pick. In the Arizona League last year, he was the League MVP, hitting .352/.523/.541 while splitting time between left and center field. So far with Fort Wayne, he has continued... Recommended Stories

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