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Padres' Prospect Interview: Matt Antonelli

When the San Diego Padres drafted Matt Antonelli in the first round of the 2006 MLD Draft they believed they were getting an athlete that would consistently reach base. He delivered on that front, posting an on base percentage that was in the top five of the Northwest League during his time with the Eugene Emeralds.

Talk about the hand injury earlier this year. Matt Antonelli: It stayed the same for a while – we just kind of took it slow. You were a hockey player growing up – was that a dream to play in the NHL? Matt Antonelli: I had the same kind of dream to when I was younger. I always liked hockey and baseball and wasn't sure what I was going to play. When I got to high school and as I got older I...

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