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With a mighty bat flip and joyous home run trot in winter ball, Fernando Tatis Jr. stirred a frenzy among long-suffering San Diego Padres fans eager to see the hotshot shortstop prospect make it to the big leagues.Tatis bat flip after hitting a walk-off homer in a Dominican Winter League playoff game in early January went viral on social media. Fans envision the 20-year-old doing it at Petco Park, perhaps with fewer theatrics than players can get away with in winter ball.Tatis huge bat flipFernando Tatis Jr. Bat flip Posted by MLB on Friday, January 11, 2019Tatis eagerly awaited major league debut most likely will come this year, if not on opening day then after he gets some time in Triple-A.He going to tell us by how he plays, manager Andy Green said of Tatis Graig Nettles Jersey, who will be in his second big league spring camp for the rebuilding Padres. Were going to let him tell us. Were looking forward to watching him compete. He does a lot of really good stuff on a baseball field.Pitchers and catchers report Wednesday and position players report on Feb. 18, with the first full-squad workout on Feb. 19.After losing 96 games last year and missing the playoffs for the 12th straight season, the Padres checked in on the two big free agents, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. If they dont land either one, then the focus will squarely be on Tatis, whose father played in the big leagues.Prospect Watch Padres have 10 players in MLB Top 100 for 2019Tatis broke his left thumb sliding headfirst while in Double-A in July and missed the rest of the season. But he made up for the lost time during winter ball. Still, he played only 2 ½ months above A-ball. Listed as the No. 2 overall prospect in all of baseball, Tatis was obtained from the Chicago White Sox for James Shields in July 2016 as general manager A https://www.padresteamgearshop.com/Fran ... _Jersey-30.J. Preller began a deep rebuild following a failed win-now splurge prior to the 2015 season.