Synopsis: Three Strikes with Sam Geaney, the Padres Director of Player Development: 1) Youve done this for a while -- and been around the Cal League for a long time -- has there ever been a more prospect heavy rotation in your memory?

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Sam Geaney: 2) You had to be pleased with what Michael Gettys did last year. What did you see him this spring? Sam Geaney: 3) How has Javier Guerra looked, and do you think we will see a rebound from last year? Sam Geaney: 2017 Projected Lineup:
  • 1B/DH Josh Naylor* (#11) SP Anderson Espinoza RHP- (#2)
  • 2B Chris Baker (JM) SP Cal Quantrill- RHP (#4)
  • 3B Ruddy Giron/Ty France SP Eric Lauer LHP (#8)
  • SS Javier Guerra* SP Jacob Nix- RHP (#9)
  • C Austin Allen* SP Joey Lucchesi LHP (JM)
  • OF Taylor Kohlwey* RP Jose Castillo -- LHP
  • OF Michael Gettys (#7) RP Jose Ruiz -- RHP
  • OF Edwin Moreno/Alan Garcia* RP J.C. Cosme -- RHP
MadFriars Top 20 Prospects in Lake Elsinore: Espinoza, Quantrill, Gettys, Lauer, Naylor, Lucchesi and Baker. Jacob Nix Catch a Rising Star: Starting Pitching: Pen: Catching: Infield: Outfield: On the Spot: Under the Radar: