Found February 02, 2013 on Fox Sports San Diego:
Baseball America's Matt Eddy has been ranking the top Padres' prospects since 2007 when he took over for Kevin Goldstein, who is now the Director of Pro Scouting for the Houston Astros. Eddy, who is Baseball America's Associate Editor for their website and the minor league was kind enough to speak about his thoughts on this year's list. So many of these lists vary because some writers put more emphasis on performance while with others its about potential. Your list is pretty varied. How did you balance it? Matt Eddy: I'm sure some people at Baseball America would have had Fried at number one based on his ceiling. He was viewed as the best high school lefty since Clayton Kershaw but I opted for Casey Kelly because of the combination of his major league experience and that I think he is getting close to matching the potential we have all written about for years. Casey has the potential to really become something because of the ground ball ratios that he gene...
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