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Padres pick Barbato admits he is a tough sign

The San Diego Padres selected John Barbato in the sixth-round of the 2010 MLB Draft. Rolling the dice on the Florida commit, Barbato acknowledged that it would be tough to sign him away from his college commitment.

Congratulations on getting drafted, John. What were your initial thoughts on hearing your name called? John Barbato: Surprise, certainly. I was surprised to be picked by the Padres. It is an honor, and I did not think I would go that high. I am a little awestruck right now Have you had a chance to think about the commitment you made to Florida at all. It is going to take a lot to make... Recommended Stories

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