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Padres Prospect Interview: Griffin Benedict

In 2009, the San Diego Padres selected catcher Griffin Benedict in the 16th-round out of Georgia Southern. The left-handed hitting Benedict, the son of former Atlanta Braves catcher Bruce Benedict, was a four-year starter for the Eagles, hitting .412/.532/.679 in his final season.

In his first season with the Padres, Benedict split time between the plate and left field in Eugene with a brief call-up to the Fort Wayne TinCaps to fill in for the injured Adam Zornes. As with most players coming off of a full college season, his numbers weren't great at .259/.348/.345 with the Emeralds and .286/.375/.286 in 23 plate appearances with Fort Wayne. This year should be a much...

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