2012 Padres Organizational Depth: SS
The shortstop position is the least deep in the Padres organization. Of the players drafted for the position, most have not been able to stick and some of them have been moved to other spots. There is currently a very short list of legitimate shortstops with only two appearing to have a real shot to be adequate major league performers. It is possible that one or two others could surprise us but it is not likely.
At the major league level we are currently assuming that Jason Bartlett will be the 2012 shortstop, baring a late development or very unlikely surge by someone else during spring. If you look back at Bartlett