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Triple-A El Paso - Right-handed starter Brett Kennedy

The 23-year-old product of Fordham University allowed three runs on eight hits and two walks with nine strikeouts in 12 innings last week for a 2.25 earned run average and a 0.83 WHIP. He is 9-0 on the season with a 2.53 ERA and 6-0 in seven starts with a 1.28 ERA since returning from the disabled list on June 14. The Pacific Coast League All-Star has allowed just three runs in his last 23 1/3 innings.

Insider's Note: Brett has above average fastball command and has worked hard to develop his breaking balls. He competes every time he takes the ball. 

Double-A San Antonio - Third baseman Ty France

The Padres' 34th-round pick in the 2015 Draft out of San Diego State was 11-for-28 last week with two doubles, two homers, two walks, eight runs scored and five RBIs for a weekly slash line of .393/.452/.679/1.130. The 6-foot, 205-pound France, who turned 24 on July 14, is hitting .268 on the season with 20 doubles, two triples and career highs of 15 homers and 68 RBIs. His OPS for the season is .812.

Insider's Note: Ty has really improved his defense this year and puts together great at-bats in the middle of the Missions lineup.

Advanced Single-A Lake Elsinore - Third baseman Hudson Potts

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound, 19-year-old Potts, who was one of the Padres' three, first-round picks in the 2016 Draft, is one of the youngest players in the California League. He was 18-for-42 with four doubles, four homers, three walks, eight runs scored and 13 RBIs during the hitting streak that was still active at the start of this week. His slash line during the streak is .429/.489/.810/1.297.

Insider's Note: Huddy is having a breakout offensive year as the fourth-youngest player in the Cal League. He works relentlessly on his defense at third base and has grown into an above average defender at the hot corner.

Single-A Fort Wayne - Center fielder Jeisson Rosario

Ranked just ahead of Potts as the Padres' No. 19 prospect, the left-handed-hitting Rosario was 7-for-17 last week with a home run, three runs scored and two RBIs. The 18-year-old native of the Dominican Republic has 85 hits and 50 walks while hitting .279 with a .384 on-base percentage. Among the youngest players in the Midwest League, Rosario ranks seventh in on-base percentage.  

Insider's Note: Jeisson is one of the most stubborn hitters in the system and is really starting to drive the ball in the second half. He's a spark plug at the top of the TinCaps lineup. 

Short-Season Single-A Tri-City - Left-handed starter Omar Cruz

In his first start with the Dust Devils, the 19-year-old native of Hermosillo, Mexico, allowed three hits and no walks with six strikeouts over five scoreless innings. Before that, the 6-foot, 170-pound Cruz had a 1.80 ERA in five starts in the Arizona Rookie League. In a combined 25 innings, Cruz has 36 strikeouts against six walks with a .217 opponents' batting average and a 1.12 WHIP.

Insider's Note: Omar fills up the zone with three pitches and has a very advanced feel for his curveball.

Single-A Dominican Summer League - Right-handed starter Miguel Rondon

The 17-year-old from Venezuela made two starts last week and allowed no runs on six hits and two walks with 15 strikeouts over 9 1/3 innings. On the season, the 5-foot-11, 150-pound Rondon is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA, a .188 opponents' batting average and a 0.90 WHIP in nine games (seven starts). He has 41 strikeouts against nine walks in 42 innings pitched.

Insider's Note: Miguel is a big time competitor on the mound. He repeats his delivery really well and changes speeds very effectively.

Arizona Rookie League - Third baseman Sean Guilbe

The Padres' 12th-round pick was one of the last players to sign before the deadline for the 2018 Draft class expired. An 18-year-old, 6-foot-1, 190-pound graduate of Muhlenberg (Pa.) High, Guilbe was 9-for-22 in the Arizona Rookie League last week with four doubles, five walks, two stolen bases, six runs scored and four RBIs. He had a .409 batting average for the week with a .519 on-base percentage and a 1.109 OPS.

Insider's Note: Sean has real bat speed and he's an exciting young infield prospect.