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Padres Scouting Report: Josh Barfield

Josh Barfield

Josh Barfield has made the toughest move in the San Diego Padres system. He is playing for the Mobile BayBears in the Southern League, known for its humidity and ability to knock the sails out of certain home runs. How he handles this year could be the true barometer of his star potential.

Playing for the Lake Elsinore Storm in 2003, Josh Barfield continued his dominance by slugging 16 homers and knocking in 128. He hit .337, had 45 doubles and his on base percentage was .389. The performance caused many to look at him as the next prospect of note within the Padres system and with good cause. "Josh Barfield put up some numbers that are worth taking a look at," said one NL... Recommended Stories

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