Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 2

December 3, 2017

A grand total of eight Padres minor league players were in action on Saturday. Two games went in the books in the ABL. So that means plenty of at bats for Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went 3-8 combined in the two games with a double, two runs scored, two RBI, and a strikeout. The smooth-fielding center fielder is hitting .317 on the season for…

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San Diego Padres Organizational Review: Relief Pitchers

December 2, 2017

It’s common sense to never get excited about relief pitcher prospects, but the Padres have no shortage of relief pitchers who are of some interest. I never thought I would find myself writing about 13 relief pitcher prospects, but all are of some interest for the Padres moving forward. Without further ado, I present the Padres relief pitcher organizational review. Eric Yardley It’s probably smart to not get too excited…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 30

November 30, 2017

  The San Diego Padres had a total of eight men playing winter league baseball on Thursday. The Dominican League only had one game on the schedule and none of the Padres’ minor leaguers played. Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias continue to play everyday in Australia. Both men got in a few at bats in a game that was suspended by rain and will be continued tonight. Venezuelan Baseball League…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 28

November 28, 2017

There were a total eight prospects in action on Tuesday throughout the globe. The Australian Baseball League is off Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays, but they will return Thursday early morning. We will keep you up to date on the four prospects down under. DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE Franchy Cordero was 1-4 on Tuesday with two runs, a double, and a strikeout. He is hitting .309 on the year with three homers…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 26 *With Video

November 26, 2017

A total of nine Padres’ minor league players played on Sunday. The San Diego Padres have one of the largest representations of prospects in the winter leagues. We do our best to keep you informed of what each of the 20-plus players are doing on a daily basis. Keep on checking back with us. Whenever possible, we also include video. Today was a great day for that as we have…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 25

November 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of eight players participating in action on Saturday. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed was 0-3 with a walk and is hitting .217 on the year in Australia. He has been playing exceptional defense and has flashed tremendous speed on the base paths. Hopefully the 2018 season is a breakout year for the athletic switch-hitter. Gabriel Arias was 0-3 with two strikeouts. The 17-year-old…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 24

November 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of eight players in action on Friday. The Arizona Fall League is a thing of the past, but that does not mean there is no baseball for you to follow. Excuse the leave of absence with this piece. With the holidays, there has been limited action in all the leagues. I will try to stay on this piece and keep you updated daily…

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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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