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Gayton, Fuson, Towers talk Padres draft

With 12 picks over the first five rounds, the trio of Chief Gayton, Grady Fuson, and Kevin Towers were happy with their first day haul. Ten of the picks came from the college ranks, headlined by first rounder Nick Schmidt. They were happy with each of their selections and are eager to see what day two holds – with an eye on taking a few risks.

"I think our fans will be very happy with the young men we took this year," said general manager Kevin Towers. "This was very unique because of the number of picks we had," vice president of scouting and player development Grady Fuson added. "I think out of our top 60, 18 of those guys were targeted and we got seven of our targeted guys." "It made it difficult to figure out who might be there... Recommended Stories

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