Down on the Farm: August 10: Reggie Lawson Bounces Back

August 11, 2017

Josh Naylor– 1B, Double-A, San Antonio Missions 3-5, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R In a lot of ways, first baseman Josh Naylor is a prototypical first baseman without being a prototypical first baseman. Sure, Naylor has the big build and bat-first nature of what would be considered a common first baseman. However, Naylor’s hit tool is currently more advanced than his power tool, which makes him irregular. Currently, Naylor…

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Down on the Farm: July 4- Fireworks on the Farm

July 5, 2017

Franchy Cordero- CF, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 1-5, 3 K Since his demotion back to Triple-A, Cordero has been pretty solid, as he has collected two four-hit games for the Chihuahuas. However, the strikeouts are still clearly a problem, as Cordero whiffed three times on Wednesday night. His strikeout rate still sits at exactly 30 percent for the season in Triple-A, which is certainly not a good number. Given it…

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Padres News: Padres Spent on International Market (Take a Look)

July 2, 2016

The July 2 International signing period has come and San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller certainly hasn’t disappointed Padres fans. The team signed 16 total players in the first few hours and six out of the top 30 ranked amateurs. The San Diego Padres farm system is well on its way to being replenished. The lower level systems are already overflowing with talent. Cal Quantril, Hudson Potts, Eric Lauer,…

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Padres News: Dominican Shortstop Luis Almanzar on Padres Radar

July 1, 2016

The list for the top-30 International players has been released and the San Diego Padres are linked to many young players. Number three on the list of top-30 is a 16-year-old shortstop from the Dominican Republic named Luis Almanzar. The young man has interesting skills and has a very high ceiling, but he is still only a teenager. The Padres are likely going to make a splash on the International…

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Padres News: A Preview to the Padres International Signing Period

June 30, 2016

July 2nd is a big day every year for MLB scouting departments, as it’s the day international prospects can first sign with MLB clubs. It will be a particularly big day for the Padres scouting department this year. As soon as A.J. Preller was hired in San Diego, it was expected the Padres would be active in the international market, and 2016 is really the first opportunity for the Preller…

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