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Sizing up the Padres First Base Prospects

Allan Dykstra

The San Diego Padres have not ignored a position currently manned by Adrian Gonzalez, focusing on powerful prospects that have a lot to offer but also have risk, 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: Allan Dykstra A totally revamped swing started to bear fruit at the close of the '09 season. The towering first-rounder has immense power potential but also came into the organization with holes in his swing. He has worked diligently at lengthening his separation and staying more in line with his stride towards the pitcher, allowing him to hit the inside fastballs. He is a solid...

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