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Padres prospect interview: Jordan Pickens

Padres prospect interview: Jordan Pickens

The beginning of his year was delayed due to shoulder problems and after a tough start Jordan Pickens is starting to get in the swing of things, raising his average towards respectability. Even when he was struggling, Pickens was still driving in runs.

By hitting .292 through the first 12 games of July, Jordan Pickens has steadily raised his average to .236. Twenty-two of his 50 hits have gone for extra bases and he has 40 RBI's, aided by his .270 batting average with runners in scoring position. On June 4, Pickens was batting a scant .165. Stats through Tuesday, June 11. Talk about the shoulder injury early in the season and how it is...

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