The Padres rebuilding phase began last year, but 2017 is the year they really turned the team over to their young players, fielding a younger crop of position players this year than any other team in the majors. Among the players that have been given everyday roles on the Padres are three of their top prospects: Manuel Margot, Hunter Renfroe, and Austin Hedges.

During their first prolonged exposure to the major leagues, they’ve performed adequately; though, none have exceeded expectations. Continue reading at Padres Prospectus.