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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Framing the Friars: Padres Win Series Behind Jordan Lyles’ Strong Start

May 31, 2018

Petco Park- San Diego, California The Padres earned the four-game series victory over the Marlins with an 8-3 win on Thursday night. The win was their third in a row. Andy Green stacked his lineup with righties against the Marlins lefty starter Wei-Yin Chen. The Padres got off to a fast start when Jose Pirela led off the bottom of the 1st and fisted a letter-high fastball into left field….

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Framing the Friars: Richard Solid and Franmil Homers Again

May 30, 2018

Petco Park- San Diego, California The Padres ensured themselves a split of the four-game series with a 3-2 walk-off victory over the Marlins on Wednesday night. It was a quiet day on offense for both teams, as each starting pitcher went at least six innings and gave up no more than two runs. Clayton Richard provided the team with another quality start, going seven innings and striking out five. Richard…

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Five Possible Trade Destinations for Tyson Ross

May 23, 2018

The San Diego Padres are going to trade Tyson Ross. Well, they hope so at least. Ross held the Pirates to two earned runs over six innings in his last outing. After two injury-marred seasons, performances like that have continued what has been a bounce-back campaign for the right-handed hurler. Ross has compiled a 3.35 ERA through nine starts while striking out 55 in 53.2 innings. His performance so far…

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