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Padres catching prospect Luis Campusano was arrested on Saturday and charged with felony marijuana possession.
The 22-year-old was allegedly found with 79 grams of marijuana near his hometown of Augusta, Georgia. The Padres have acknowledged his arrest but have declined further comment. Campusano is one of the best catching prospects in baseball and homered in his lone MLB appearance during the regular season. This will be a story to follow for dynasty league fantasy managers.
The Padres placed Luis Campusano on the 10-day injured list with a wrist sprain.
The top prospect was called up before the weekend and homered in his first and only game so far. The IL stint is an unfortunate development, but Campusano's future remains bright.
Padres catcher Luis Campusano was scratched from Saturday's lineup with left hand soreness.
It doesn't appear to be a long-term issue. Campusano made his MLB debut on Friday and homered. The top prospect isn't worth picking up in fantasy until we're assured he'll get everyday playing time.
The Padres called up catching prospect Luis Campusano.
The 21-year-old top prospect will be in the Padres' lineup on Friday, hitting seventh and serving as San Diego's DH. Campusano is a nice bat to own in dynasty leagues. He likely won't be up long, however.
Luis Campusano was listed by MLB.com as the Padres top power prospect entering the 2020 season.
Campusano swatted 15 homers and 31 doubles en route to posting a .509 slugging percentage at High-A Lake Elsinore last season. The catching prospect won the circuit batting title with a .325 batting average, displaying excellent plate discipline in taking 52 walks against 57 strikeouts. Given the sparse landscape of impact fantasy catchers currently in the big leagues, Campusano is an attractive option to stash in dynasty leagues as part of the next wave of offensive backstops.