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Padres Prospect Scouting Report: Drew Macias

Padres Prospect Scouting Report: Drew Macias

The Padres were seeking strong defense in the middle of the field, thinking that a centerfielder with some range and sure hands would help their pitching staff. What they didn't expect was that same player to hit so well. Yet, Drew Macias provided all of that and more.

Known for his solid defense more than his bat, Drew Macias came into the year with a purpose. He wanted to prove he could hit as well as field. After hitting .251 with Idaho Falls last year, the thinking was that he would be slightly overwhelmed at the dish. A hot start paved the way for a solid season for Macias. He began the year with hits in 19 of his first 24 games, including nine multi... Recommended Stories

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