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Padres to send six to the Arizona Fall League

Josh Barfield

The San Diego Padres will tentatively send six players to the Arizona Fall League this year, including some of their top prospects. Josh Barfield will make the trek and he will be joined by position players Ben Johnson and Paul McAnulty. On the mound, Chris Oxspring will head south and west to play for the Peoria Javelinas and he will be joined by relievers Rusty Tucker and Brad Baker. We were lucky enough to talk to almost all of them.

The Padres top prospect, Josh Barfield, will join the countless of other top prospects around the league in Arizona, sometimes the final stage of a player's development before heading onto a successful career in the Majors. Barfield is hitting .249 with 17 homers for the Mobile BayBears of the Southern League. The second baseman is hitting .336 with runners in scoring position and leads the...

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