A Review of the Padres Arizona Rookie League Teams

June 20, 2018

Peoria, Arizona Another Arizona Rookie League season kicked off on Tuesday, as both San Diego Padre teams faced each other in their season debut. The reason for two Padres’ squads in the Arizona Rookie League was simply due to the wave upon wave of talent that the Padres and A.J. Preller had acquired in the international free agent market and amateur draft. So, two Arizona Fall League teams were created…

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Down on the Farm: June 19 (Arizona Rookie League Begins)

June 19, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-3 on Tuesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (35-37) Won 7-4 In what could be the final rehab game for Wil Myers and Austin Hedges, the major leaguers contributed in a series split for the Chihuahuas. Hedges scored Myers via an RBI double in the sixth inning to spark a key rally that gave…

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Stats and Breakdown of the Fort Wayne TinCaps at the Break

June 19, 2018

The Fort Wayne TinCaps are at their all-star break right now and their season is statistically half way over. There is plenty to be excited about in regards to this team, as players have clearly excelled in Indiana. The young team has plenty of room to grow though and you should expect better numbers across the board from this whole unit. It takes time to comfortable in professional baseball. Especially…

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Down on the Farm: June 18 (Myers Appears Close To Being Ready)

June 18, 2018

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 1-3 on Monday. Both the TinCaps and Storm were off on the day. Here is your recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (34-37) Lost 5-2 Five unearned runs after a Luis Urias fielding error in the first inning was huge for El Paso on Monday. Walker Lockett pitched well, but the error was costly. The team failed to recover in a 5-2…

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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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Podorsky Sparks Offense in TinCaps Win

June 15, 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana Left-fielder Robbie Podorsky was on fire Friday night, going 5-for-5 and leading the TinCaps to a 5-2 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts. Beyond his four singles and a triple, Podorsky played a role in all the TinCaps’ scoring, batting in two RBI and scoring three runs himself. Additionally, he nabbed two stolen bases and, in the top of the ninth, made a diving catch to prevent the…

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Down on the Farm: June 14 (Lucchesi Returns, Quantrill Pitches Well)

June 14, 2018

The San Diego Padres’ affiliates went 3-2 on Thursday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (33-34) Lost 7-5 Some Padre’ major leaguers were in El Paso on Thursday, as both Franchy Cordero and Wil Myers were in uniform for the Chihuahuas. The duo should be back with the Padres in less than a week. Both men were rusty, but it was nice seeing them both…

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Padres’ Joey Lucchesi Dominant in Return to Lake Elsinore

June 14, 2018

The Diamond- Lake Elsinore, California When Joey Lucchesi took the mound on opening night for the Lake Elsinore Storm in 2017 it was anything but ordinary. For most, Lucchesi was not the name people were expecting with Anderson Espinoza, Cal Quantrill, and Eric Lauer all on the roster, but Lucchesi is someone that has always exceeded expectations. “It’s good to see some faces,” Lucchessi said. “I learned a lot here…

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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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Padres’ Michel Baez is Getting His Control Back

June 13, 2018

The additions of Joey Lucchesi and Eric Lauer to the Padres’ rotation in 2018 has emphasized the impact that pitching prospects will have to the team’s future success. Saying that, it is a very good sign that San Diego possesses one of the best farm systems in terms of pitching arms. Atop the system is an electric Cuban by the name of Michel Baez. Last year, his first in the…

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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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