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Tool Time: Top Raw Speed

Drew Cumberland

Does raw speed translate into stolen bases? No, but you can't teach speed and these San Diego Padres prospects have plenty of it.

Luis Durango There is a reason the Padres wanted to see Durango bat left-handed – his raw speed is easily the best in the system. A 6.28 60-yard dash last spring cemented his status but it does take Durango a little longer to get accelerate to his top end speed. As a result, his stolen base numbers have not been great. During the winter, however, Durango broke the Columbian League stolen base...

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