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Tool Time: Top Power Hitters

Daryl Jones

The San Diego Padres would like to see more power on the farm. It could mean the difference between a good player and a special player at the major league level. With that in mind, here are the top power hitters in the system:

1. Michael Johnson Injuries aside, Johnson has the bat that makes you salivate. When the barrel of his bat hits the ball it is going a long way. Even his singles are sharply hit and no hit is cheap when Johnson stands in the box. An incredible 48.7 percent of his hits have gone for extra bases over a four-year minor league career. He has twice had more homers than doubles in a season. If... Recommended Stories

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