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Padres Draft: Best players drafted eighth overall

Come June 10, the Padres will be adding the next wave to their already prosperous farm system. As a result of last year’s record, they hold the eighth overall pick. They are in a favorable spot to grab an immediate impact player.

We’ve seen several mock drafts from various media sources leading up to the draft. General Manager AJ Preller’s history in the draft would lead the belief that a top high school talent is the preferred selection here. However, Minnesota’s Max Meyer and Louisville’s Reid Detmers are also names linked to the Friars.