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Scouting Padres Prospect James Darnell

James Darnell

A priority signing by the San Diego Padres, James Darnell was coveted not only for his potential with the bat but also because of his athleticism.

Vital Statistics; Name: James Darnell Position: 3B DOB: February 24, 1986 Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right Selected in the second-round of the 2008 draft, Darnell signed just two days prior to the August 15 deadline. A late start didn't preclude him from shining in short-season Eugene. "If Darnell would've been there instead of only the last 14 games, if he'd been there... Recommended Stories

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