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Padres Prospect Interview: Kyle Blanks

Lake Elsinore, CA-- They have said he didn't hit for enough power. They have said they were unsure if it would ever come. But, Kyle Blanks came into the year at 20-years old and many scouts will tell you power is the last thing to arrive. Besides, he has begun to quell those fears this year.

Blanks came into the year with 17 homers and 30 doubles in 134 games. By no stretch is that weak but it wasn't the Paul Bunyan many expected off the bat. The fact is it should be seen as a plus. Prognosticators continue to question his ability to lift the ball out of the park consistently, though. ranked him high in our top 60, while he dropped in other circles. Not one to be... Recommended Stories

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