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2020 Review: C Luis Campusano

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One game in 2020, but it was a good one.

MLB: San Diego Padres-Media Day Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Luis Campusano was drafted by the Padres in the second round of the 2017 MLB Draft with the 39th pick. Originally committed to play baseball at the University of South Carolina, Campusano decided bypass his college ball to sign with San Diego for $1.3 million.

In 2018, he was named a Midwest League All-Star for the Fort Wayne TinCaps after he slashed .288/.345/.365 with three home runs and 40 RBIs in 70 games. His 2019 season was spent with the Lake Elsinore Storm where he played in 110 games total. Campusano hit 15 home runs and recorded 81 RBIs while finishing with a .325 batting average. For his efforts, he was named a California League All-Star and Co-MVP of the league.

Campusano was promoted to the major leagues on September 4, 2020, making his major league debut that night against the Oakland Athletics.

In late October, Campusano was arrested on a suspicion of felony marijuana possession in the state of Georgia.

2020 particulars

Age: 22

Stats: One game, 1 hit, 2 runs scored, 1 home run

Salary: $575,000

Game of the year

On September 4, Campusano recorded his first major league hit against the Athletics, which also resulted in a solo home run.