18-year-old Fernando Tatis Jr. always had baseball in his sights as his profession. He began his pro career last year in the San Diego Padres organization. This season he has put up good numbers including 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and .278 batting average. He led all Padres minor leaguers with 242 total bases.
Fernando’s father, Fernando Tatis Sr. was a major leaguer from 1997 to 2010, including stints with the Rangers, Cardinals, Expos, Orioles, and Mets. He compiled a career .265 average, 113 home runs, and 448 RBI.
For more information about Tatis Jr., follow the link below from the San Diego Union Tribune: