Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 3/1/13
The hot corner has been a very diverse mix for the Friars.  From the incredibly good to whatever adjective you want to use for the opposite of good.  We continue to look at the top 5 players in Padres history at each position.  The first rule: we will only consider the players’ time with the Padres, so Mike Piazza doesn’t count because he was only here for 1 year.  I have set a completely arbitrary minimum of 200 games with the Padres.  The other rule: players will be considered for their primary position; so Gene Tenace is a catcher and not a first baseman. First, we looked at catcher where Terry Kennedy barely beat out Benito Santiago for top spot.  We then moved to first base, where Adrian Gonzalez unfortunately earned the top spot over Nate Colbert.  Continuing around the diamond, we selected Mark Loretta and his offense over Roberto Alomar and his 5 tools.  Then, it was on to shortstop where Garry Templeton’s longevity beat out Khalil Greene’s power numbers.  Third base will be...
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