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Sizing Up the Padres Catching Prospects

Mitch Canham

One of the weakest positions in the San Diego Padres system, there is no catcher that currently puts hitting together with a quality defensive game or vice versa. There is potential amongst the candidates, as we seek out the prospects with the highest ceilings, closest to the majors, sleepers, who need to make a move, and where the jury is still out.

Highest ceiling: Jason Hagerty A switch-hitter with power from both sides of the plate, Hagerty is still relatively new to the position. He has a lot of potential at the dish with a bat that could end up hitting for average as well. His work behind the plate must continue, as his game management and throwing isn't on par with some of the other candidates. He has the tools to be successful and...

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