The San Diego Padres Draft Another College Pitcher in Dominic Taccolini

June 13, 2017

  The San Diego Padres drafted yet another collegiate pitcher, as they selected Dominic Taccolini out of the University of Arkansas. He did not have the best numbers, but has shown a major league-quality arm. He went 4-1 last year in 20 games (five starts) for the Razorbacks, while posting a 4.24 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. His overall numbers at the school are 17-10 in four seasons with a…

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The 2017 MLB Mock Draft (Entire First Round)

May 28, 2017

This is my first shot at an entire first round, mock draft. That being said, while I wanted to delve into the draft in its entirety and try to impossibly predict which team picks whom and where, my main focus was on the Padres early on. The methodology was simple — I think. Try not to follow the hype too much and rumors from the various sites as much as…

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Padres News: Padres Select SS Sanchez & LHP Lauer Back-to-Back in 1st Round

June 9, 2016

One of the most important drafts in the history of the San Diego Padres is currently taking place. With six picks in the first 85 selections, and a depleted farm system, the Padres need a great draft. Cal Quantrill was selected with the teams first pick (#8 overall) early in the day. With the teams back-to-back selections, the team chose High School shortstop Hudson Sanchez and Kent State left-handed pitcher…

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Padres News: Padres Select Cal Quantrill with Their 1st Selection

June 9, 2016

The San Diego Padres have made their first selection and just as I predicted it was a college pitcher. The team is really weak in the upper minor league system as far as starting pitching goes. Quantrill will help fill that void in the next few seasons. Padres select Stanford RHP Cal Quantrill. Coming off Tommy John surgery last year. High upside. Some had him top three before surgery. —…

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