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MadFriars' Interview: Phil Plantier-Part II

Is Fuentes the next Padres' leadoff hitter?

LAKE ELSINORE: In part two of our interview with Storm manager Phil Plantier he discusses the progress of centerfielder Reymond Fuentes is making on becoming the Padres' leadoff hitter of the future.

What do you have to do to become an effective lead-off hitter - or speed guy - on the major leagues particularly in the case of CF Reymond Fuentes? Phil Plantier: You are not going to make a living by going over the top of the outfield if you can't do it. A player needs to look in the mirror and honestly say what do I do well. Fuentes can run well and his offensive game needs to be built... Recommended Stories

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