Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 2/25/13
This is the sixth in a ten-part series where I will identify the top three players at each position in the Padres’ minor league system. Up next: Left Field. I could easily have gone with simply “Corner Outfielders” for this piece, but I chose to treat left and right separately based on the slightly different skillset required at each position. Right field, especially at Petco, requires a generally more athletic player at the position. A guy who can take good angles, track balls well, and have a strong, reliable arm. Left seems to be the default spot for players to go when they’re blocked at another, especially on the infield. So, that being said, the guys described below led their respective teams at games played in LF. Daniel Robertson is a player who has a good shot to make his MLB debut this season, and for good reason. Robertson can handle himself well on both sides of the field. He’s progressed fairly quickly through the minors, spending one year only at each stop along the way...
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