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MadFriars' Interview with Chad MacDonald

MacDonald went upside with Brandon Nimmo

With the departures Jason McLeod and Chris Gwynn, Chad MacDonald, who formerly oversaw scouting with the New York Mets, become the Padres new head of scouting and the amateur draft with the title of Vice-President and Assistant General Manager.

MacDonald, who worked with former Padres', now Mets, executive Paul DePodesta, took New York in a new direction with his emphasis on finding players that could have the most impact on the big league team as opposed to ones that seemingly had the less risk. Along the way he built a scouting apparatus to ensure the organization was getting the most complete and relevant to make the most informed... Recommended Stories