Manuel Margot’s Improved 2018 is Encouraging for Padres

July 31, 2018

At some point in the 2018 season there were some whispers that Manuel Margot needed to be sent down to Triple-A to work on his craft. He was struggling badly at the plate and looked like only a shadow of the rookie who produced consistently during the 2017 season. A fastball in the ribs landed the prized outfielder on the disabled list in mid-April and it took him awhile to…

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Manuel Margot and His Promise Headline the Padres’ Future Direction

February 12, 2018

If Manuel Margot is any indication of what the Padres can expect in the future, they should expect it to be bright. Very bright, in fact. Acquired as the centerpiece in the December 2015 Craig Kimbrel trade, Margot was seen as a candidate to potentially blossom as he worked his way through the Padres’ minor league ranks. He was very impressive for both Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A El Paso…

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