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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13 Players Who Have Not Progressed This Padres’ Minor League Season

July 11, 2017

In keeping up with the San Diego Padres, you are very aware that their prospects are the key to the future. The team is being constructed from the ground floor on up, and what happens in the farm system will surely have a direct effect on the major league team. I recently wrote a piece that highlighted 14 players that have progressed this season for the club in 2017. Names…

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Down on the Farm: June 28

June 28, 2017

Prospect of the Day Jacob Nix– RHP, High-A, Lake Elsinore Storm 9 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 11 K In what was perhaps the best pitching performance by any Padres prospect this season (sorry Kyle Lloyd), right-hander Jacob Nix threw a complete game, two-hit shutout for the Lake Elsinore Storm Wednesday morning. After missing nearly two months to start the season, Nix had has his share of highs…

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Fort Wayne TinCaps 25-Man Roster is Set

April 2, 2017

Today is finally Opening Day of the 2017 MLB season. After what seems like years of waiting, the San Diego Padres will finally play meaningful baseball in 2017 starting at one o’clock against the Los Angeles Dodgers. While the big league team may be rough to watch this season, the Padres have a lot of talent in the minor leagues to keep an eye on. Nowhere is that more true…

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Padres News: Draft Recap- Padres Have Interesting First Night of 2016 Draft

June 10, 2016

With that, the first night of the 2016 MLB Draft has been completed. With six picks in the first 85, and five picks in the first two rounds on Thursday, this year’s draft was a critical one for the San Diego Padres organization. Following the trade of James Shields and the struggles of the major league roster, it was clear that the Padres were focused on the 2016 draft with…

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