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Tekotte had 19 HRs and 36 stolen bases for SA

In 2009 the Fort Wayne TinCaps were one of the best teams in the minor leagues winning 100 games behind a prospect laden team featuring Jaff Decker, Blake Tekotte, Simon Castro, Anthony Bass and Brad Brach.

While Bass, Brach and Tekotte made it to San Diego for parts of the 2011 season the core of the team was intact for most of the year in AA San Antonio where they again won a championship, the Padres second in San Antonio. We talked with Randy Smith, the Padres head of Development, about some of the Missions' futures in San Diego. Is it possible Jedd Gyorko's not even the best hitting former... Recommended Stories

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