Down on the Farm: Winter League Recap- December 17

December 17, 2017

A total of six players were in action on Sunday for the team. It was a rough day for Padres players, as the offense was a combined 2-19 with the bat. Christian Bethancourt made his debut in the D.R. and his two hits were the only two knocks that Padre players were able to garner. Lake Bachar continues to be impressive in Australia as the right hander lowered his ERA…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 14

December 14, 2017

The San Diego Padres farm system is flourishing. There is much to be content with if you are a Padre fan. On Thursday, there were seven men in action throughout the winter leagues. Here is a brief recap of the day. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went 1-4 with a stolen base. He also struck out twice in the game. Reed has played some stellar defense in center for the…

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Down on The Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 9

December 9, 2017

  Saturday was a slow night for the Padres that are playing winter leagues around the globe. The players that are on Dominican and Venezuelan teams were off, so only six men were in action. The hitters were 1-17 on the day with five strikeouts, and only one hurler was on the mound for the Padres. Perhaps Sunday will be a little more eventful. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- Manuel Margot Makes His Debut

December 8, 2017

A total of 12 Padres players were in action on Friday. Manuel Margot is in the D.R. and participating in game play for his Dominican team, the Toros del Este. He will surely get more at bats as the month goes on. Plenty of action to read about, so let’s get right into it. Mexican Winter League Fernando Perez played second base on Friday in Mexico and was 1-2 at…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 3

December 3, 2017

There were eight Padres in action on Sunday throughout the globe. The Australian Baseball League does not have games for a few days, but there was still plenty of news in other leagues. The Padres’ hitters were 2-21 on the day with 11 strikeouts (ouch). The three Padre’ hurlers did much better in their 2.1 innings pitched. Mexican Winter League Fernando Perez was 0-3 with two strikeouts. The infielder is…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 2

December 3, 2017

A grand total of eight Padres minor league players were in action on Saturday. Two games went in the books in the ABL. So that means plenty of at bats for Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went 3-8 combined in the two games with a double, two runs scored, two RBI, and a strikeout. The smooth-fielding center fielder is hitting .317 on the season for…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 30

November 30, 2017

  The San Diego Padres had a total of eight men playing winter league baseball on Thursday. The Dominican League only had one game on the schedule and none of the Padres’ minor leaguers played. Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias continue to play everyday in Australia. Both men got in a few at bats in a game that was suspended by rain and will be continued tonight. Venezuelan Baseball League…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 26 *With Video

November 26, 2017

A total of nine Padres’ minor league players played on Sunday. The San Diego Padres have one of the largest representations of prospects in the winter leagues. We do our best to keep you informed of what each of the 20-plus players are doing on a daily basis. Keep on checking back with us. Whenever possible, we also include video. Today was a great day for that as we have…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 25

November 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of eight players participating in action on Saturday. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed was 0-3 with a walk and is hitting .217 on the year in Australia. He has been playing exceptional defense and has flashed tremendous speed on the base paths. Hopefully the 2018 season is a breakout year for the athletic switch-hitter. Gabriel Arias was 0-3 with two strikeouts. The 17-year-old…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 24

November 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of eight players in action on Friday. The Arizona Fall League is a thing of the past, but that does not mean there is no baseball for you to follow. Excuse the leave of absence with this piece. With the holidays, there has been limited action in all the leagues. I will try to stay on this piece and keep you updated daily…

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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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