Video: Padres Hunter Renfroe hits an absolute moonshot in AFL Fall Stars game


San Diego, CA- San Diego Padres top prospect Hunter Renfroe hit an absolute moonshot in last nights Arizona Fall League Fall Stars game.

Hunter Renfroe came into pinch-hit in the top of the 6th and smashed a fastball from former Padres prospect Trevor Gott deep into the left-field stands to cut the East’s lead to 4-2.

The solo shot caught the attention of everyone in the stadium, as you can hear from the crowd reaction in the video.

Here was the reaction to Hunter Renfroe’s homerun around baseball:

Padres infield prospect Jace Peterson was also selected to play and had a single in the top of the 6th. Padres pitching prospects Tayron Guerrero and Burch Smith were also selected to play, but did not make an appearance.

Hunter Renfroe:

Renfroe is expected to be playing in Petco Park in the next few years. Renfroe was drafted by the Padres with the 13th overall pick in the 2013 Draft and had an impressive season. Renfroe played in the Futures All Star Game and batted .267 with 21 homeruns and 75 RBI’s between High-A Lake Elsinore and Double A San Antonio.

Renfroe is the Padres top position player prospect. Renfroe primarily plays right field, possesses a cannon throwing arm and arguably the most raw power potential in minor league baseball. Renfroe is expected begin next season once again in Double-A San Antonio and if he performs well could be a mid-season call-up for the Padres.