San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller let a lot of the team’s best prospects go in trades last offseason, but has helped build some depth back and saw two of his newest pickups land in MLB.com’s Top 100 prospect list.
Margot, 21, is currently rated as the team’s No. 1 prospect and has the makings of an every day center fielder in his future. Last season he stole 39 bases in the Red Sox’ minor-league system, while also hitting six homers, 27 doubles and batting .276.
Guerra, 20, could potentially be the shortstop of the future for the Padres. In Single-A last season, he clubbed 15 homers and 68 RBIs while batting .279.
The team’s 2013 first-round pick, outfielder Hunter Renfroe, came in at No. 92 as he will look to potentially land a spot as the team’s everyday left fielder in spring training.
Renfroe, 24, may have the best raw power in the Padres’ minor-league system and blasted 20 homers last season between Double-A and Triple-A.