Mason House Interview: Arriving Late to the Party

August 19, 2017

The San Diego Padres are loaded with pitching in their minor league system. Adrian Morejon, Cal Quantrill, Eric Lauer, Michel Baez, Logan Allen, Joey Lucchesi, Anderson Espinoza, Jacob Nix, and company provide an excellent nucleus of pitchers to potentially build around. They are all between the ages of 18-22 and still have their whole professional careers ahead of them. The pitching department seems taken care of, but there is a…

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The San Diego Padres Draft a SS with 8th Round Selection (Olivier Basabe)

June 13, 2017

  Today was an exciting day for the future of the San Diego Padres. The middle rounds are what can make or break a franchise. The team had eight selections today and it is safe to say they attained their goal of collecting high-ceiling prospects that fit the mold of what they want from young players. It is no secret that the team has had a glaring weakness at shortstop…

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The San Diego Padres Select Jonny Homza with Pick #138 in Draft

June 13, 2017

In the fifth round, the San Diego Padres selected prep infielder, Jonny Homza, out of South Anchorage High School in, yes, Alaska. A.J. Preller and his scouting team look under every stone in search of talent and they may have found a diamond in the rough in Homza. He is a two-time Alaska high school player of the year recipient. Alaska isn’t a baseball hotbed, but the skill set is…

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