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Padres Prospect Interview: Josh Barfield

San Diego Padres top prospect Josh Barfield has spent the entire season bunkered in Mobile, Alabama with the BayBears in the Southern League. Since declining to go to Baylor University, he has torn through the minor league system and is the youngest player on the Mobile roster, just 21 years young. A hamstring injury early in the year has adversely affected the second baseman.

Being sent into the Southern League as a hitter is asking for an early memorial. Being a novice in a league full of veterans is yet another obstacle to overcome. Many figured Josh Barfield would have his troubles early on before turning it on midway through the season. One of the ten youngest players in the league has had it a little rougher than was first anticipated. "I am very...

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