Robert Hassell III
LF,CF - SD - MiLB
Padres top prospect OF Robert Hassell III went 0-for-4 with a walk in his first game at High-A Fort Wayne on Sunday.
The No. 8 overall pick from 2020, Hassell had a fantastic pro debut in Low-A this season. The 20-year-old hit .323/.415/.482 with seven homers and 30 stolen bases. He'll need to hit for more power to become a fantasy star, but that's a fair projection to put on such a young player. He should be rostered in dynasty leagues of all sizes.
Padres prospect OF Robert Hassell III totaled one homer and two stolen bases on Thursday for Low-A Lake Elsinore.
We've been hearing a lot of good things about Hassell ever since the Padres used their first-round pick on him in 2020. A lefty hitting outfielder out of high school, Hassell is a long ways away from the big leagues, but he absolutely needs to be rostered in dynasty leagues. The youngster could rise up prospect ranks in a hurry with a strong showing in his first taste of full-season ball.
The San Diego Padres have selected Independence (Tenn.) HS OF Robert Hassell with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2020 MLB Draft.
Hassell was deemed the top hitting prep hitter in the 2020 MLB Draft Class. He can hit for average and left-handed swing should unlock some power. Hassell is a project, but has above average speed. The 18-year-old has the skill set to be a .300 hitter with 15/15 potential.