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Tool Time: Top Untapped Talent

Emmanuel Quiles

The word ‘prospect' goes hand-in-hand with potential, at times. Reaching that potential is the key component. Here are the San Diego Padres prospects that have a lot to prove in the coming years but have the talent to back it up.

Adys Portillo No pitcher in the organization has the potential of Portillo. The right-hander, at just 17, is already hitting 94-95 mph on the radar gun. He also has a pair of quality secondary pitches. Portillo is the prized jewel of the Padres Latin American efforts with the potential to have three plus pitches. His maturity for his age is also phenomenal. The only thing he needs is innings... Recommended Stories

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