Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 18- The Javelinas are Champs!

November 18, 2017

The San Diego Padres are in the offseason, but they have plenty of young men participating in action around the world. In Peoria, the Javelinas won the AFL Championship 8-2 over the Mesa Solar Sox. The Padres were well-represented as Josh Naylor and Luis Urias were in the starting lineup for the game. Andres Munoz threw a scoreless inning of relief and Javier Guerra came in late as a defensive…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 17

November 17, 2017

The Peoria Javelinas were off on Friday, preparing for the AFL Championship, which will be Saturday at noon on MLB Network. The lineup was announced, and as far as Padre players are concerned, only Luis Urias will start the game for Peoria. He will be playing shortstop and batting eighth for the Javelinas. Josh Naylor will sit the bench, even though the Solar Sox are throwing a right-handed pitcher (Alec…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 16

November 16, 2017

A total of 12 Padre prospects were in action on Thursday around the globe. In Arizona, the Javelinas clinched their playoff spot last night. The team had one last regular season game left on their schedule and they won 7-4 to finish the season with a record of 18-12. The Australian Baseball League started play Thursday morning, as Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias both had an impressive debut for the Canberra…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 15- Peoria Advances to AFL Championship

November 15, 2017

  The San Diego Padres had a total of 10 players in action on Wednesday night. In Arizona, the Peoria Javelinas have advanced to the AFL Championship game. It will be played this Saturday on MLB network at noon PST. You will want to check it out, as the Padres are well-represented in the desert. The team has one more game tomorrow, as the prep for the one-game championship. Expect…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 14

November 14, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of 11 prospects playing around the world on Tuesday in various winter leagues. In Peoria, the Javelinas lost 11-4 to the Salt River Rafters. The team has a two-game lead over the Glendale Desert Dogs with only two games left on the schedule. Peoria will play the Scottsdale Scorpions Wednesday and Thursday, as they hope to advance to the Championship game on Saturday…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 12 (Fernando Tatis Shut Down for the Winter)

November 12, 2017

The Padres are a team on the rise. The future is bright in sunny San Diego, as the farm system of this team is developing at a fast pace. Despite the fact the Peoria Javelinas elected to rest their Padre position players, there were a total of nine  Padre’ minor leagues in action around the globe. Unfortunately for Padre Fans, Fernando Tatis has been shut down by the Padres. The…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 11

November 11, 2017

The San Diego Padres are well into their winter, but there is still plenty of action to keep updated on. Nine total minor leaguers were in action on Saturday night, including Josh Naylor and Luis Urias who were on national television. The MLB network aired the game between Surprise and Peoria, so many Padre fans got their first opportunity to see the Peoria Javelinas. Peoria got out to a big…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 10

November 10, 2017

The San Diego Padres had nine players in action on Friday. In Peoria, the Javelinas lost 11-5 at the hands of the Surprise Saguaros and now possess a record of 14-11 so far this season. Despite the loss, Peoria is maintaining their three game over Surprise and the Glendale Desert Dogs in the AFL West Division. The Australian Baseball League will start next week on the 16th, as the Canberra…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- Overall Numbers Thus Far on 24 Players

November 9, 2017

The San Diego Padres are well represented in the winter league seasons around the globe. There are a total of 24 players currently participating in action. From Fernando Tatis to Diego Goris, the talent pool is plenty. Here is how each player has done so far in their respected leagues. The numbers are pretty impressive for most of these young men. Take note that the Australian Winter League begins soon,…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 7

November 7, 2017

The San Diego Padres minor league prospects had a busy Tuesday night, as 11 players were in action. The Javelinas lost 5-1, but five different Padres players participated in the game, including three pitchers. With a 13-10 record, the Javelinas still hold a three-game lead over the Surprise Saguaros in the AFL West division. In the Dominican Republic, Fernando Tatis and Franchy Cordero both played. Fernando Perez continued his hitting…

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San Diego Padres Top-100 Prospects

November 6, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ farm system is arguably the healthiest it has ever been in the existence of the franchise. The amount of depth in the minor league system is ridiculous. There are literally multiple young prospects at each position on the diamond being cultivated. The majority of these prized players are teenagers, so there is some reason to be slightly concerned about their overall progression. Prospects are not a…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 5

November 5, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of eight players in action on Sunday afternoon. After an eventful Fall Stars Game, the Peoria Javelinas were off. Both Luis Urias and Josh Naylor had a successful all-star game, but in the end the West team lost to an East squad that rallied in the bottom of the eighth to overcome a 2-1 deficit. Urias homered in the game and Naylor had…

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