Padres Draft Interview: Cody Decker

Cody Decker was selected in the 22nd round (654th overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres. MadFriars.com caught up with Decker to discuss his power, his patience and his ability to play other positions - among other topics.

With 47 homers during his career at UCLA, Cody Decker has the power to turn on the inside fastball. He hit 21 in his final season with the Bruins, driving in 53.

A down junior season derailed some of the luster after notching 14 homers with 57 RBI as a sophomore. His rebound season put him back on the map.,p> Now, he is looking to take that power potential into the Padres system.

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