Fuentes with Lake Elsinore Storm 2012
Kansas City Royals – No. 34
February 12, 1991 |
|August 26, 2013 for the San Diego Padres|
(through 2014 season)
|Runs batted in||1|
On December 6, 2010, he was traded to the San Diego Padres along with Anthony Rizzo, Casey Kelly, and Eric Patterson for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. Fuentes was ranked between the sixth and 10th best prospect in the Red Sox organization.
Fuentes spent 2011 with the High-A Lake Elsinore Storm where he hit .275 in 510 at-bats and stole 41 bases. In 2012, he played 134 games in center field with the Double-A San Antonio Missions where his average dropped to .218 in 473 at-bats. Fuentes again opened 2013 with the Missions and raised his average to .316 with 6 home runs and 29 stolen bases in 93 games, spending time at all 3 outfield positions. He was promoted to the Triple-A Tucson Padres on August 10 where he collected 23 hits in 14 games before his Major League call-up.
San Diego Padres
Fuentes was called up to the Major Leagues from Triple-A on August 26, 2013, and started in center field that night. He remained with the team for the remainder of the year, making six more starts in center and appearing in a total of 23 games. He collected 5 hits in 33 at-bats and also had 3 stolen bases.
Kansas City Royals
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