"I feel bad for him: 21 years old, hitting oppo[site-field] homers in Spring Training," A's catcher Stephen Vogt said. "He's some kind of special talent. He's shown what he's capable of."
Barreto, the organization's No. 1 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, finished 2-for-4 and is hitting .480 this spring. In games where he's recorded at least two at-bats, he has at least one hit in all but one of them.