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Major Hurdle Ahead

John Maffei -Premium Content

Infielder Matt Antonelli will have to wait another year to become a major league regular. After watching the organization's 2006 first-round pick hit just .193/.292/.281 in 57 September at-bats in 2008, Padres general manager Kevin Towers signed veteran infielder David Eckstein as a free agent to play second base in 2009.

Majors | #2009#Organization Reports#San Diego Padres