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Wickham on Padres top prospects

Kyle Blanks

Director of minor league operations Mike Wickham is excited about the direction of the San Diego Padres minor league system. Each is being challenged in the coming year, and he talks about some expectations and who might surprise this season.

With Adrian Gonzalez playing for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, Kyle Blanks has an opportunity to get some at-bats with the big league club and get some exposure in front of the staff. That has to be a positive. Mike Wickham: He is a guy that has a tremendous amount of upside and is an interesting player. For whatever reason, there are a lot of people who question whether he will be able...

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