How Much of a “Sure Thing” Is Padres’ Top Prospect Fernando Tatis Jr.?

January 29, 2018

It’s an exciting time for the San Diego Padres’ farm system. Baseball America and MLB Pipeline have each released their initial 2018 Top 100 Prospect lists. One of the things they agreed on was that Padres’ top prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. is a top 10 prospect in all of baseball. Baseball America ranked him 9th and MLB Pipeline had him at 8. Most scouts are very complimentary of the 19-year-old…

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Can Fernando Tatis Jr. Be the Next Carlos Correa?

November 11, 2017

The San Diego Padres have not had stability at the shortstop position for quite some time now. It has essentially been a revolving door since the departure of Everth Cabrera. However, Cabrera only had two years in which he played more than 100 games. We would have to go all the way back to Khalil Greene in order to find some semblance of stability at the shortstop position. This is…

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