Down on the Farm: August 2 (Baez Injured, Gore Solid for Fort Wayne, & Franmil Homers in El Paso)

August 2, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-4 on Thursday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (60-49) Won 11-4 Jerry Keel has been solid in his six starts for El Paso, notching a quality start in five of those outings. Rowan Wick has struck out 55 batters in 43.2 innings of work split between El Paso and San Antonio. Wick has allowed 31 hits…

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Down On The Farm: July 13 (Paddack, Margevicius and Allen All Pitch)

July 14, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-4 on Friday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas PPD – Doubleheader tomorrow 7/14 San Antonio Missions (53-57) Game 1 – Won 4-1 in 7 innings Logan Allen didn’t allow a hit until he had two outs in the fifth inning. Allen was given a long leash with the doubleheader, as he threw 108 pitches. That…

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Down On The Farm: July 9 (Gore Pitches in Fort Wayne)

July 10, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-2 on Monday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (50-40) Off – All-Star Break, Game is Wednesday 7/11 at 7pm ET. El Paso All-Stars -RHP Brett Kennedy -2B Luis Urias San Antonio Missions (52-35) *Cancelled – Inclement Weather After being called up from Lake Elsinore, Buddy Reed should make his Double-A debut on Wednesday. Lake Elsinore…

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Down on the Farm: July 8 (Quantrill Bounces Back with Nice Start)

July 8, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-2 on Sunday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (50-40) Won 15-6 The only batter in the lineup to not record a hit was center fielder Auston Bousfield. Five batters logged multiple hits including; Forrestt Allday, Franmil Reyes, Raffy Lopez, Javy Guerra, and Dusty Coleman. Dusty Coleman (9) and Raffy Lopez (8) each hit a home…

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Down On The Farm: July 4th (Gore Impressive in Fort Wayne)

July 5, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 4-3 on Wednesday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (46-40) Won 11-10 in 11 innings. El Paso moves into first place by a game with the win. Luis Urias started at shortstop and had a big day as he reached base in five of his six plate appearances. Urias is 16-for-41 (.390) with eight walks and…

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Down on the Farm: July 2 (Tatis Homers Again)

July 2, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 4-4 on Monday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (45-39) Won 6-1 Chris Huffman made his third start since coming off the 7-day disabled list. He was pulled after five innings and throwing only 78 pitches as I’m sure they were watching his pitch count. Huffman’s ERA sits at 6.71 on the year. Kyle McGrath lowered…

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Down on the Farm: June 30th (Logan Allen K’s 10)

July 1, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-6 on Saturday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (43-39) Won 7-1 Carlos Asuaje got the night off which moved Luis Urias back to the keystone. Urias had been playing at third for the last few games in hopes of increasing his versatility. The offense got off to a fast start by scoring three runs in…

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Matt Batten’s Adventurous First Year in Pro Ball

June 30, 2018

Matt Batten has lived up to his surname in professional baseball. Batten was the Padres 32nd round pick, 948th player taken overall, in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. The right-handed batter was drafted as a shortstop after his senior season with Quinnipiac University. According to Doug Bonjour with the ctpost, Batten holds multiple school records, including 249 career hits and 65 stolen bases. Matt also tied the school’s record…

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Down on the Farm: June 6 (Allen & Paddack Solid While TinCaps Are No-Hit)

June 7, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 4-1 on Wednesday. Tri-City’s first game is on Friday. Here is a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (29-31) Won 3-2 Seth Simmons tossed his second consecutive quality start since arriving in El Paso. The only runs he allowed came on a two-run home run to Russell Herrera in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Chihuahuas offense…

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Down on the Farm: June 5- (Baez & Nix Toss Gems)

June 5, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-2 on Tuesday. Here’s a recap of today’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (28-31) Lost 6-5 El Paso kicked off a three-game series with the Omaha Storm Chasers after getting a day off yesterday. Their offense got off to a fast start, scoring four runs in the first inning. It wasn’t enough as Miguel Diaz was shaky in his three-innings of…

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Draft Overview of the Preller Regime

June 4, 2018

The draft is only hours away, so here is a draft overview of the San Diego Padres during the A.J. Preller regime. Enjoy. The 2015 draft was the first after A.J. Preller was installed as the San Diego Padres General Manager. That was the same year Mark Conner took over as the Scouting Director. With the 2018 draft taking place today, it is important to check on their past drafts….

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Down on the Farm: June 1 (France & Allen Go Back-to-Back)

June 1, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-1 on Friday. Here’s a recap of today’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (27-29) Lost 8-1 Opposing starting pitcher Tyler Beede held the Chihuahuas to one run on six hits. Chris Huffman lasted five innings, giving up eight hits and seven earned runs. Robert Stock and Jose Castillo each pitched a scoreless inning of relief. El Paso scored their only run…

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