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 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 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- October 31

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween from the EVT staff. The San Diego Padres had many prospects in action on Tuesday, as a total of 11 players participated in game action. The Peoroia Javelinas continue to play well as the team beat the Surprise Saguaros 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon. The team is now 11-7 on the year and has a three game lead on the Glendale Desert Dogs in the AFL West standings. There…

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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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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 27

October 27, 2017

A total of 10 Padres minor leaguers got into game action on Friday. Josh Naylor hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth off Keegan Akin from the Orioles to give the Javelinas the 9-8 win. Peoria is now 9-6 on the year and in first place in the AFL. There was plenty of action in the Caribbean leagues, as both Fernando Tatis’ and Franchy Cordero‘s teams…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 24

October 24, 2017

The Peoria Javelinas lost 3-2, as the team only managed two hits on the day. The Glendale Desert Dogs’ pitching staff was excellent as Pirates’ pitcher Mitch Keller started and only allowed a two-run homer to Braves’ prospect Ronald Acuna in his four innings of work. After Keller, the Desert Dogs’ bullpen was nearly flawless, only walking three in their five innings of work. The foursome out of the pen…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 23

October 23, 2017

On Monday, only a few Padres prospects were in action. There were many teams with an off day in the Dominican, Venezuelan, and Puerto Rican Winter Leagues. Only the Estrellas Orientales were in action in the D.R. and that is where Fernando Tatis currently plays. The Peoria Javelinas were back in play after a few days off, and they were victorious 14-7. They are 7-4 now on the year. The…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup October 22

October 22, 2017

The San Diego Padres had nine players in action on Sunday. These men were playing in games all over the world. In the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico the Padres have prospects participating, and they are certainly well-represented in the 2017 winter leagues. The Peoria Javelinas were not in action this weekend, but Josh Naylor did take some swings on Saturday night (video below). Here is a look at…

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Down on the Farm- Winter League Roundup- October 20

October 20, 2017

Peoria Javelinas The team won 2-0 on Friday, beating Scottsdale. They are now 6-4 on the season. Luis Urias went 1-3 with a run and a walk on the night. The infielder is still displaying excellent plate discipline and hitting .368 on the season. Josh Naylor went 1-4 with two K’s on Friday night. The left-handed power hitter has hit two homers already in a handful of games this winter…

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