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Padres Prospect Interview: Sean Kazmar

Sean Kazmar

They say the third time is the charm. Sean Kazmar was drafted three times before deciding to sign with the San Diego Padres after getting taken in the fifth round of the 2004 MLB Draft. Year after year, Kazmar kept going back to college and he had committed to go to Georgia this year. His mind was made up – he was going to school.

"I was pretty much trying to go with the best option I can with me and my family," the shortstop said. "I was drafted after high school, and then after my freshman year. I don't think I was ready to go play pro ball quite yet. I was still pretty little, but I had a good freshman year in college. "Then I re-entered and finally Oakland picked me up, and then things just didn't really work out...

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