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 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 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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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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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 4 *With Video

November 4, 2017

  The San Diego Padres were well-represented on Saturday, around the globe. The annual “Fall Stars” game was held in Phoenix, where the Padres had Luis Urias and Josh Naylor in attendance for the franchise. The Arizona Fall league puts on this showcase every year to display some of the brightest stars from the league. Both young infielders played well as they scored both runs for the West Division. The…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 3

November 3, 2017

The San Diego Padres had nine prospects in action on Friday night. In Peoria, the Javelinas lost 7-2 to the Glendale Desert Dogs. They are now 12-9 on the year with a three-game lead on the same Desert Dogs’ team in the AFL West standings. In other leagues around the globe, both Fernando Tatis and Franchy Cordero are in a bit of a slump. Both players did play on Friday…

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PNO (Positives, Negatives, Outlook): Franchy Cordero

November 3, 2017

Going into 2017, there were a lot of significant question marks about the Padres’ Opening Day outfield. The team had high hopes for Manuel Margot and Hunter Renfroe, but it was unclear how both would adjust to everyday big league playing time. With the injury to Alex Dickerson, Travis Jankowski was given free reign on the left field job. However, early season injuries to both Jankowski and Margot thrust young…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 1

November 1, 2017

The San Diego Padres had 10 players in action on Wednesday night. Franchy Cordero was arguably the most notable player participating in game action. The center fielder continues to make a smooth transition to the outfield and will be a real contender for a roster spot in the spring. Keep an eye on the speedy Dominican outfielder. The Peoria Javelinas lost 7-5 on Wednesday to the Scottsdale Scorpions. Walker Locket…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 30

October 30, 2017

The San Diego Padres only had four players in action on Monday night. The Mexican, Venezuelan, and Puerto Rican leagues all were in an off-day. There was one game in the Dominican Republic, and that was Licey vs Escogido. Exciting news in the AFL, as a couple of Padres were named to the all-star team. The annual “Fall Stars Game” will take place this Saturday and be broadcast on the…

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