Francisco Mejia was the top prospect trade acquisition at the deadline. (Photo: Ivan Pierre Aguirre) It was no surprise when…

It was no surprise when the Padres announced that catcher Francisco Mejía had made the opening day big league club.  Not only was Mejia a consensus top 30 MLB prospect entering the season, but he added to his résumé by hitting .354/.380/.625 in Spring Training.  However, the glory of making his first opening day roster quickly faded as he managed just a .466 OPS across 19 games.

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Posted by Ben Davey

Writer for MadFriars since 2011. San Diego raised. Grossmont alum. Die hard SD and sports fan. Currently keeping my day job as an AP Chemistry Teacher.

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