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Padres prospect Luis Campusano for Lake Elsinore Storm
Padres catching prospect Francisco Mejia with El Paso Chihuahuas.

There and Back Again: Francisco Mejia

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. 

Maurice Hampton made an impact at the Perfect Game All-American Classic
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Padres prospect Jorge Oña batting for Amarillo