Franmil Reyes is a Man on a Mission

March 1, 2018

Peoria, Arizona I enjoy telling the stories of young minor league players. Perhaps no player has endeared himself to me more than Padres’ minor league outfielder Franmil Reyes. The slugging, right-handed hitter is starting to really come into his own as a ball player, and his upside is limitless. The ceiling on this man goes way beyond his skills on the baseball field as well. Reyes has a personality that…


Franmil Reyes Brings More Than Just Power on Gameday

February 27, 2018

On Monday, Franmil Reyes rocketed a pitch deep into the left center field stands for his first spring homer. The big outfielder is making the best of his first taste of major league pitching and looks right at home in big league camp this spring. At the age of 16 in the Dominican Summer League, Franmil Reyes dreamed of MLB service time. The tall and lanky (at the time) outfielder…