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Felix Feliz on Padres Latin prospects

Jhonaton Spraud

Felix Feliz contributed heavily to the Colorado Rockies rise to prominence through international talent. He is now the top Latin American scout with the San Diego Padres. He already has a pulse on many of the young prospects in the Dominican and is excited about guys like Rymer Liriano, Jhonaton Spraud, Edinson Rincon, Jose De Paula, Simon Berroa, Pedro Martinez, Severino Perez and Juan Herrera.

How difficult is it to teach these kids what they are going to see in the United States? Felix Feliz: The Dominican Republic is a poor country where a lot of the kids don't have an education. There is an education problem over here. It is really hard for these kids when they are going to the states. They don't have the academic preparation. They do have ability; they have tools; they have...

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