CINCINNATI, OHIO - AUGUST 20: Josh Naylor #22 of the San Diego Padres hits the ball against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 20, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Josh Naylor’s playing time with the Padres remains unclear. Could he latch on as the team’s designated hitter in a shortened season?
As a former first-round pick of the Miami Marlins, Josh Naylor came to the Padres in 2016 as part of the Andrew Cashner deal. He’s generally been able to hit for average and power in the minors and played in 94 games at the big league level last year as well.