Down on the Farm: June 16 (Carlos Asuaje Hits For the Cycle)

June 16, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-3 on Saturday. Here is a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (34-35) Won 13-1 Carlos Asuaje was the star of the night for the Chihuahuas, as the third baseman’s seventh inning triple got him a cycle for the night to go along with five RBI. Every starting position player got a hit in the offensive explosion that…

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Down on the Farm: June 15 (Rehabbing Padres Making Their Way Back)

June 16, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-4 on Friday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (33-35) Lost 8-6 Despite scoring six runs, the Chihuahuas were simply outslugged by the Nashville Sounds. The Sounds pounced on Dillon Overton for four runs and then fought back in the ninth and tenth innings for four more runs against Colton Brewer. El Paso could not muster…

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Down on the Farm: June 13 (El Paso Walks Off, Fort Wayne Splits Doubleheader)

June 13, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 4-2 on Wednesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (33-33) Won 7-6 It was a back-and-forth game in El Paso as the Chihuahuas tied the game, took the lead, lost the lead in the ninth inning, and then finally won the game thanks to Allen Craig’s walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. El…

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Down on the Farm: June 12 (Missions Win 40th Game & Paddack Strong Once Again)

June 12, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-3 on Tuesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: The El Paso Chihuahuas were off today. The Tri-City Dust Devils begin their season on Friday. There is still room on the roster, presumably, for players selected in the recent MLB Draft. Blake Hunt and Henry Henry will be playing in the Northwest League, as well as Wen-Hua Sung,…

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The Phillies Interest in Padres’ Brad Hand Should Build

June 12, 2018

The Philadelphia Phillies’ interest in Padres’ closer Brad Hand may build in the next month or so. If the Phillies stay in contention in the NL East, they could be in the market for relief help, and the Padres could be that perfect fit. It is clear that San Diego Padres’ closer Brad Hand is one of, if not the hottest, commodities among trade talks this year. Hand is an elite left-handed closer…

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Down on the Farm: June 11 (Chihuahuas Split DH and Tatis Stays Hot)

June 11, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-4 on Monday. Here is a recap of the day’s games: El Paso Chihuahuas (32-33) Lost Game 1 6-5 Thanks to a rainout of yesterday’s game, the Chihuahuas got to play two seven-inning games and were able to earn a split of the doubleheader. Game 1 would see El Paso lose a close game, despite Luis Perdomo surrendering five earned…

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Richard Flirts With No-Hitter as Padres Take Series

June 10, 2018

Miami, Florida The San Diego Padres are the only Major League franchise without a no-hitter. Tyson Ross and Jordan Lyles both came close earlier this season, but fell short in their respective attempts. Clayton Richard had a no-hitter going through the seventh inning, but fell short just like his teammates before him. His outing was still more than enough to carry the Padres to a 3-1 series win over the…

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San Diego Seals to Pick First in National Lacrosse League Entry Draft, Second in Expansion Draft

June 10, 2018

Lacrosse is coming to San Diego. The San Diego Seals have won the rights to select first in the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. This honor was awarded to them thanks to winning the coin toss over the Philadelphia Wings during the halftime of game two of the NLL Finals between Rochester and Saskatchewan last Saturday night. NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz was present to witness the coin toss, as well as…

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Down on the Farm: June 9 (Missions & Storm Bust Out the Bats)

June 9, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 4-1 on Saturday. Here is a recap of the day’s action El Paso Chihuahuas (31-32) Won 4-2 The Chihuahuas looked solid again today with consistent pitching getting backed up by timely hitting. Dillon Overton pitched seven innings while allowing two runs and striking out four, with Trey Wingenter and Robert Stock each pitching a scoreless inning of relief. An RBI double…

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Down on the Farm: June 8 (Wild Pitch Leads to Walk-Off Win for Missions)

June 9, 2018

The minor league affiliates went 3-2 on Friday. Here’s a quick recap of today’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (30-32) Won 4-3 In a very tight contest, a four-run first inning was all El Paso needed as they held off the Iowa Cubs for a one run victory. Luis Urias picked up four walks in the game, while Auston Bousfield had a two-run single in the first inning. The El Paso…

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TinCaps Sending Four to Midwest League All-Star Game

June 7, 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana The Fort Wayne TinCaps will be well represented at the Midwest League All-Star Game, as the San Diego Padres Low-A Affiliate will be sending Luis Campusano, Aaron Leasher, Nick Margevicius and Travis Radke to the All-Star Game. Radke was the only member of the group not to be selected in the 2017 MLB Draft by A.J. Preller, instead he was selected in the 2014. Campusano, 19, was…

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Padres Squeeze Braves 3-1 to Take Series

June 6, 2018

Petco Park, San Diego The San Diego Padres have been playing some very solid baseball and rebounded nicely after a 14-1 drubbing at the hands of the Atlanta Braves. On a bullpen day, Andy Green utilized his chess pieces perfectly as Matt Strahm and four other relievers combined to give up one run on four hits. The start of the game began just like the last one; with a Freddie…

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