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Top 30 San Diego Padres Prospects

Aaron Poreda

When ranking prospects, you have to look both at what a prospect is capable of doing, and what they have already done. The goal of any prospect ranking is not just to organize players by the best numbers, or who has the highest ceiling, but who has the best chance to not only make the majors but become a season vet. Ben Davey is the lead Padres minor league writer for

This year, more than ever, I had to stay true to my philosophy. Despite the promotion of Mat Latos, Kyle Blanks, and Will Venable to the big league club, the Padres' prospect list is jam-packed. With new additions through trades and the draft, and so many players showing a glimpse of the potential the Padres saw in them when they were drafted, I ended up with about 45 prospects I thought fit... Recommended Stories

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