Padres Roster & Staff

Justin Hatcher #48

Justin Hatcher is in his 10th season as a Padres bullpen catcher. Signed by the Padres as a minor league free agent on August 15, 2006…originally signed by the Texas Rangers as a 25th-round selection in the 2003 First-Year Player Draft. Compiled a .262 average in 258 minor league games as a catcher over parts of five seasons in the Rangers (2003-06) and Padres (2006-07) organizations. A native of Fort Worth, Tex., he attended Texas Christian University. Born May 12, 1980, Hatcher and his wife, Lori, reside in Aledo, Tex., with their daughter, Savannah, and son, Gage.