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Padres Prospect Interview: Justin Pickett

Pickett may leave first base behind

Peoria, AZ-- The San Diego Padres have toyed with converting several players to catcher. Justin Pickett now falls in that category.

Drafted as a first baseman out of Walters State Junior College in Tennessee, Pickett began his career playing for the Arizona Rookie League Padres. He missed the first two weeks in recovery from injury and ended up being used sporadically through the year, seeing action in 23 games and hitting .260 with 14 RBIs. He also hit .393 with runners in scoring position but did not have the trademark... Recommended Stories

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