Can the Padres End Up With Hunter Greene?

April 29, 2017

  I want to be completely honest with you. I’ve never felt the need to pay any attention to MLB draft prospects, let alone high school draft prospects.Up until last year, I never even watched the draft or bothered to look who the Padres picked. Things have changed. If you don’t already know, Hunter Greene of Notre Dame High School is the consensus top draft prospect. The Padres hold the…

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Down on the Farm: April 26

April 27, 2017

San Antonio Missions Nick Schulz 1-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 K Schulz continued his hot start to the season with another home run on Wednesday. He has cooled off a little bit over the last ten games, but is still slashing .282/.391/.641 with four home runs during that time. Schulz has had a quiet professional career to this point, but this strong offensive performance is definitely drawing some attention….

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Down on the Farm: April 25

April 26, 2017

  El Paso Chihuahuas Dinelson Lamet 7 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 9 K Fresh off a 13-strikeout performance in just 5.1 IP, Lamet outdid himself. Lamet only struck out nine on Tuesday night, but a four hit, seven inning shutout got the job done. Lamet has now given up just one earned run over his first 20 innings, good for a 0.45 ERA. Lamet is striking out…

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Down on the Farm: April 24

April 25, 2017

  Tyrell Jenkins 3 IP, 7 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 3 K After the Atlanta Braves decided that they were done trying to make Jenkins an effective big league pitcher, the Padres made the decision that it was their turn to take a chance. So far, that chance has not worked out the way the Padres had hoped. There have been some flashes of greatness by Jenkins, but overall…

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Down on the Farm: Weekly Recap: April 17-23

April 24, 2017

  El Paso Chihuahuas Cory Spangenberg– 2B/3B, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 11-25, 2 2B, 1 3B, 2 BB, 3 RBI Cory Spangenberg has begun the season slashing .371/.426/.500 over his first 62 at bats, and he had yet another impressive week. At this point, it’s pretty apparent that Spangenberg has no business playing in Triple-A. With that being said, there is not a spot for him at the big league…

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Down on the Farm: April 22

April 23, 2017

El Paso Chihuahuas (AAA)- Won 7-1 Jabari Blash 1-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI After what’s been a rather rough start to the year, Blash went deep for the first time on Saturday night. However, Blash is hitting just over .200 and getting on base at a sub-.300 clip over his first 29 at bats with the Chihuahuas. With an even 50 percent strikeout rate, Blash is showing the most obvious…

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Down on the Farm: April 21

April 22, 2017

El Paso Chihuahuas Jamie Romak 4-5, 2 HR, 4 RBI Jamie Romak continued his strong start to the season with four more hits and two more home runs. Romak is now hitting .333 on the season with eight home runs. He’s no prospect, but he’s hitting enough to perhaps play himself into San Diego if needed later in the season. Either way, it’s not a profile to get too excited…

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Down on the Farm: April 20

April 21, 2017

  El Paso Chihuahuas Dinelson Lamet 5.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 13 K Look no further than the 13 strikeouts on the line, but Lamet showed what type of pitcher he can be on Thursday night. Even more impressive was the fact that Lamet struck out 13 batters in only five and a third innings. Considering Lamet only got 16 batters out, 13 strikeouts is very, very…

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Down on the Farm: April 7-9

April 10, 2017

Here is how the Padres’ minor league affiliates did this weekend, and a glimpse at each days players of the game. Friday El Paso Chihuahuas Cory Spangenberg, 3B, 2-4, 1 R Matt Magill, 6 IP, 6 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 4 K San Antonio Missions Nick Torres, LF, 3-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R Rafael De Paula, RP, 2 IP, 1 K Lake Elsinore Storm Josh…

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The Lake Elsinore “Pitching” Storm

April 6, 2017

Earlier in the week, the San Diego Padres announced the Opening Day roster for the Fort Wayne TinCaps, which we looked at here at East Village Times on Sunday. With the High-A Lake Elsinore Storm set to open up their season with a four game series against the Modesto Nuts that begins on Thursday night, we will take a top-down look at the roster of what is easily the Padres’…

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San Antonio Missions & El Paso Chihuahuas Set Opening Day Rosters

April 6, 2017

It’s Thursday, April 6, and the Major League season is already on its fifth day. With the Padres season starting on Monday, with a 14-3 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the minor league season has gotten ever closer. After the Padres announced their final roster cuts on Saturday morning, roster news on the Padres minor league affiliates has slowly trickled in. The Padres began by announcing…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Lake Elsinore Storm

March 25, 2017

  “The Storm” The Lake Elsinore Storm are the minor league Advanced Single-A baseball affiliate of the San Diego Padres. They have been an affiliate of the Padres since 2001. Prior to that they were an affiliate of the California Angels. The team plays at Peter Lehr Field. The stadium is called the “Lake Elsinore Diamond” and cost $24.3 million dollars to construct in 1994. Storm games may be heard…

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