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Austin Hedges

21-Year-Old Catcher – San Diego Padres

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Hedges, one of the top catching prospects in baseball, reached the Texas League as a 20-year-old this past season. In 86 games between High-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio, he combined to pos...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 8/18/1992   BORN: San Juan Capistrano, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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The Padres signed Hodges to a $2.75 million contract Monday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

April 5, 2014  –  Austin Hedges News

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Hedges is 3-for-8 (.375) with one RBI through two games for Double-A San Antonio.

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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 18 R Peo 5 22 16 3 5 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 5 1 0 0 1 .313 .500 .500 1.000
2011 18 A Eug 4 12 10 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .100 .250 .200 .450
2012 19 A For 96 373 337 44 94 38 28 0 10 56 14 9 23 62 2 4 7 .279 .334 .451 .785
2013 20 A+ Lak 66 266 233 34 63 27 22 1 4 30 5 4 22 45 1 4 6 .270 .343 .425 .768
2013 20 AA San 20 75 67 4 15 3 3 0 0 8 3 1 6 9 1 0 1 .224 .297 .269 .566
2014 21 AA San 9 37 35 3 8 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 .229 .270 .286 .556

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 18 R Peo 22 16 22.7% 4.5% 5.00 94% .286 .187
2011 18 A Eug 12 10 16.7% 25% 0.67 70% .143 .100
2012 19 A For 373 337 6.2% 16.6% 0.37 82% .317 .172
2013 20 A+ Lak 266 233 8.3% 16.9% 0.49 81% .321 .155
2013 20 AA San 75 67 8% 12% 0.67 87% .259 .045
2014 21 AA San 37 35 0% 16.2% 0.00 83% .276 .057

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Austin Hedges: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hedges was assigned to minor league camp Sunday.

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Hedges will receive a non-roster invitation to Padres spring training, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Hedges had a big game in the Arizona Fall League, going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI on Friday.

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Hedges was promoted to Double-A San Antonio on Wednesday, MLB.com reports.

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Hedges seems to be back in the swing of things after returning from an injury last week. He went 2-for-3 with two doubles, a walk, and a stolen base for High-A Lake Elsinore on Monday night.

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Hedges is 3-for-6 in two games since returning from injury with High-A Lake Elsinore.

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Hedges had one of the more productive games of his career Wednesday night.

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Hedges, 19, is hitting .253/.315/.446 with three homers and 16 RBI over 23 games at Low-A Fort Wayne.

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Hedges will join Low-A Eugene for the team's playoff run, the reports
The Padres signed Hedges to a $2.75 million contract Monday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Hedges was chosen by the Padres with the 82nd overall pick in the 2011 draft.

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A 2011 second-round draft pick, Hedges is a defensive minded catcher still working his way through the Padres' minor league system. The fact that his glove is his main strength should only help to speed up his timetable to the majors. Last season, the Padres thought so highly of him they sent him to Low-A Fort Wayne for the full season, where hit .279/.334/.451 with 10 homers over 373 plate appearances. At High-A Lake Elsinore of the California League, his numbers should spike as the ball is known to carry in those parks. Only 20 years old, Hedges needs time to develop his bat and hone all the skills that are required to play catcher at the major league level. Keep him in mind, when you're thinking about prospects with long-term upside.