Down on the Farm: August 15 (Urias & Mejia Stay Hot at Plate, Potts’ Second Missions Homer)

August 16, 2018

The minor league teams for the San Diego Padres were 5-2 on Wednesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (69-52) Won 7-1 Thanks to a strong performance by the middle of the El Paso lineup, the Chihuahuas took the series against the Salt Lake City Bees. Each batter from the number 2-7 spot in the lineup picked up at least one RBI, including both Luis…

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Who is the Next Padres Prospect to Reach the Majors?

August 15, 2018

It is evident that the Padres are going for an “all-youth movement” going into the final months of the season. Gone are the likes of Tyson Ross, Jordan Lyles, and “Twitter King” Phil Hughes, and in are the likes of Brett Kennedy, Jacob Nix, and Trey Wingenter. The veterans are being left behind while the youngsters are finally getting their time in the sun. It is obvious that these three…

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Down on the Farm: August 13 (Mejia Homers, Thompson Returns from D.L.)

August 13, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-3. San Antonio, Lake Elsinore, and both of the AZL Padres squads were off today. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (67-52) Lost 4-3 Despite having a lead going into the bottom of the ninth inning, T.J. Weir couldn’t get the save and allowed the winning run to cross on an RBI single by Alberto…

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Down on the Farm: August 11 (Allen with Strong Debut for El Paso, Leasher Impresses in First High-A Start)

August 11, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-5. Here is a recap of the day’s games: El Paso Chihuahuas (66-51) Won 2-1 Logan Allen was impressive in his Triple-A debut and the Chihuahuas bullpen held strong to get the win. Allen pitched six shutout innings, striking out six batters and making his case for a September call-up to join Brett Kennedy and Jake Nix in the Majors….

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Down on the Farm: August 9 (France Homers in El Paso Debut, Osvaldo Throws Six Shutout Innings)

August 9, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-7 on Thursday. Here is a quick recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (65-50) Lost 2-1 A low-scoring affair resulted in the snapping of a seven-game winning streak for the El Paso Chihuahuas. Dillon Overton continued to pitch well and is making his case for a September call-up, pitching six innings of one-run ball while striking out two…

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Padres Set to Promote Jacob Nix from Triple-A

August 8, 2018

The San Diego Padres are set to promote Jacob Nix this week.  The floodgates have been opened and the youth movement has finally begun. After calling up Brett Kennedy and Trey Wingenter, AJ Cassavell reports that the San Diego Padres plan to promote Jacob Nix from Triple-A El Paso to make his Major League debut later in the week. After the struggles of Clayton Richard and the release of Tyson…

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Down on the Farm: August 6: (Quantrill wins Triple-A Debut, Urias Homers)

August 7, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-2. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (63-49) Win 10-3 Cal Quantrill had a strong Triple-A debut, while a five-run first inning propelled the Chihuahuas to a sixth straight victory and their ninth in the past ten games. Quantrill rebounded from many poor starts in Double-A San Antonio to pitch six innings of two-run ball while…

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Down on the Farm: August 5 (Mejia Records Three Hits & Weathers Pitches Well)

August 5, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 4-3. Here is a recap of the days games: El Paso Chihuahuas (63-49) Won 4-1 A low-scoring affair to the very end, El Paso won in a spectacular fashion with a two-out, three-run home run from Dusty Coleman in the bottom of the ninth inning to walk off as winners. Singles from Brett Nicholas and Auston Bousfield put runners on…

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Padres Set to Recall Brett Kennedy from Triple-A El Paso

August 5, 2018

After climbing up the ranks of the Padres’ farm system, Brett Kennedy will finally have his shot to pitch in the major leagues. An 11th-round pick in 2015, Kennedy has gone 10-0 in 16 starts for Triple-A El Paso, pitching to a 2.73 ERA in the hitter-friendly PCL. There was an open spot on the 25-man roster after Tyson Ross and Jordan Lyles were jettisoned to St. Louis and Milwaukee…

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Down on the Farm: August 3 (Osvaldo Hernandez Sharp, Francisco Mejia homers)

August 3, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-3 on Friday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (61-49) Won 5-4 A three-run fifth inning pushed El Paso into the lead and, despite a sixth inning solo home run by JB Shuck, paved the way to the Chihuahuas third-straight victory. The fifth inning rally saw Diego Goris drive in Luis Urias and Brett Nicholas…

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If the Padres Want an Ace, They Should Trade for Syndergaard, Not Archer

July 31, 2018

It is apparent that the San Diego Padres want to speed up “the process” by acquiring a front-line starter at the MLB Trade Deadline. Acquiring a top-end starter to headline the rotation is what rebuilding clubs have done to bolster their pitching, evidenced by the Chicago Cubs signing Jon Lester in 2014, the Kansas City Royals trading for Johnny Cueto in 2015, and the Houston Astros trading for Justin Verlander…

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Down on the Farm: July 30 (Rea Impressive in El Paso, Logan Allen Earns Loss for Missions)

July 30, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 0-5 on Monday. Here is a recap off the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (58-49) Lost 2-0 A four-game winning streak was snapped Monday as the El Paso bats went ice-cold against Oklahoma City pitching. Colin Rea matched Dodgers’ starter Drew Hutchinson pitch-for-pitch, going five innings of two-hit ball while striking out ten batters and walking two. Unfortunately for Rea,…

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