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MadFriars' Interview: Justin Miller

LAKE ELSINORE: Justin Miller was a 30th round selection by the Padres in the 2011 draft out of Southeastern Oklahoma State. As with most players from the non-division one conferences it was hard to gauge how well his numbers (.433, 21 2B, 11 HR, 26 SB) would translate into professional baseball.

The Padres stuck him in AZL where he hit .407/.476/.574 and was promoted to Eugene when 2011 number one pick Cory Spangenberg was promoted to Fort Wayne. The stocky middle infielder hit .308/.409/.400. A year later, Miller, now 23, was still tearing the cover off the ball. After a decent start in Fort Wayne, Miller was promoted to Lake Elsinore where he hit an impressive .311/.385/.475 with 1... Recommended Stories

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