Synopsis: Enjoy this team now; if they are together for a full year then something is going wrong. The most balanced of all the Padres' farm clubs for offense and pitching with potential stars in catcher Austin Hedges, starting pitcher Matt Wisler and a few that could join them very quickly.
Three Strikes with Randy Smith Padres Director of Player Development and International Scouting:
What were the reasons for Corey Spangenberg coming back?
Randy Smith: The main thing is we wanted everyone to get off to a good start and some of it had to do with numbers that we had up above before we had all the injuries with the big club. If many of these guys get off to a good start then yeah we are going to push some guys forward.
Austin Hedges looks like he put on some good weight this winter. What parts of his game has he improved since last year?
Randy Smith: He didn't really have to improve a whole lot he was pretty good last year. Right now with Austin it's just about getting more at-...