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 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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An Evaluation of the Padres Top 30 Ranked Prospects

November 12, 2017

All of the general managers in Major League Baseball have one goal: build a championship caliber team. Whether it be paying millions of dollars in free agency or drafting well and developing prospects, some GM’s will do whatever it takes to bring that championship trophy to their city. The New York Yankees were the first team to implement the idea that spending millions of dollars in free agency was the…

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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 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 28

October 28, 2017

We have reached the midway point in the Arizona Fall League, and the Peopria Javelinas continue their hot streak. The team is now 10-6 on the season after beating Salt River by the score of 10-4 on Saturday. At the half way point, the Javelinas have a three-game lead over the Glendale Desert Dogs, who are 7-9. Peoria has assembled quite an impressive group of youngsters, and the Padres are…

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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 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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Down on the Farm- Winter League Roundup October 18- Tatis Goes Deep for First Time

October 18, 2017

  The San Diego Padres have so much talent in the minor league system currently. With endless amounts of talent scattered throughout the system, players are participating in Winter Leagues currently. In total, 11 different players got into game action on the 18th of October. The Padres’ top prospects Fernando Tatis Jr., Luis Urias, Josh Naylor, and Franchy Cordero all played. Here is a glimpse at Wednesday’s action and what…

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Down on the Farm- Winter League Roundup October 17

October 18, 2017

The San Diego Padres 2017 season is in the books. All in all the year was a success, as the major league team played better than expected and the minor league system started to bear fruit. Dinelson Lamet and Franchy Cordero came up this season for their first taste of major league service time and were productive for the Friars. That bodes well for the future young kids that are…

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