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Padres' Samuel Zavala: Promoted to High-A
Zavala was promoted from Single-A Lake Elsinore to High-A Fort Wayne on Sunday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Zavala spent the start of the season with the Single-A club and slashed .267/.420/.451 with 14 homers, 83 runs, 71 RBI and 20 stolen bases over 101 games. The 19-year-old will now attempt to make an impact against High-A competition late in the year.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Samuel Zavala: High OBP at Single-A
Zavala has a .248/.389/.394 slash line, five home runs, six steals and a 34.8 percent hard-hit rate in 40 games for Single-A Lake Elsinore.
The lefty-hitting 18-year-old outfielder has the worst line-drive rate (11.2 percent) of his career, which, along with his 28.8 percent strikeout rate, is contributing to his low batting average. Even so, he is the third-youngest qualified hitter in the California League and has been significantly better than league average (119 wRC+). A hot streak could net Zavala a promotion to the Midwest League.... See More ... See Less
Padres' Samuel Zavala: Moves up to Single-A
The Padres promoted Zavala from the rookie-level Arizona Complex League to Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday.
He's played in both of Lake Elsinore's games since being promoted, going 1-for-6 with two walks. Prior to his promotion, the 18-year-old outfielder turned in a .345/.412/.621 slash line over 35 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
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