Earlier this week I sent out a message on Twitter asking for followers to send suggestions of guys they were intrigued by, but knew little about. While the following seven guys aren’t necessarily the best prospects in the Padres’ system, each offers enough upside that they deserve some attention.
Henry Charles – Charles is in his first season of stateside baseball after spending all of last year in the Dominican Summer League. Although his AZL line of .254/.336/.336 isn’t overly impressive, he has the tools to be a solid regular in an outfield corner. His speed precludes him from playing in center field, but Charles may be able to stick in right with his above average arm. Charles isn’t an extremely physical player at the moment but should fill out his 6-foot-3 frame over the coming years. He’s got a solid approach at the plate and a pretty clean swing making him an intriguing option as a breakout player in 2013 or 2014, which is part of the reason I thought he deserved a spot in the Top 25. Continue reading “Players You’re Intrigued By But Know Little About” »