The Padres, despite having such high playoff odds, are having trouble with consistency this season, particularly offensively. Each Padres prospect has incredible batting talent, which is important considering that’s where the team needs the most help.
The three players listed are very deserving of their spots and will likely do great in San Diego once they reach MLB — if they’re not traded first.
3 Padres prospects listed on the Top 100 Baseball Prospects
The first San Diego prospect listed, Robert Hassell III, ranks 25th overall and is an outfielder for the Padres’ high Single-A team. He’s hitting well at .303/.375/.462 and has an isolated power of .159.
Hassell will also represent the Padres in the All-Star Futures Game this month. With the success he’s producing early in his career, he’s on track to becoming an asset to the Padres in MLB.
The next Padres prospect, Luis Campusano, is a catcher in the Triple-A league. He ranks 56th overall and has played in 16 MLB games with San Diego. In the minor leagues this season, he’s hitting .328/.399/.492 with an isolated power of .164.
Campusano started the season hitting with a lot of power and hit three homers in May. However, June seemed to be a more difficult month for him with just one homer hit. Last season in Triple-A, his isolated power was .247, so he’s capable of much more.
The last San Diego prospect listed, James Wood, is another outfielder in Single-A. He ranks 93rd overall. He’s hitting great at .314/.429/.562 and has an isolated power of .248. Over 137 at-bats, he’s produced six home runs.
This season is Wood’s first in Single-A, and he seems to be doing extremely well despite being on the injured list for seven days with a wrist injury in early May.