Padres Minors: Catching Up With Logan Allen, A Brief Conversation

May 18, 2016

When Craig Kimbrel was shipped out of San Diego, the Padres received a huge haul of prospects in return. Everybody has heard of Manuel Margot and Javier Guerra. Those two are now two of the Padres top prospects. In addition to Margot and Guerra, the franchise received infielder Carlos Asuaje and left-handed pitcher Logan Allen. Asuaje and Margot are currently in El Paso playing for the Chihuahuas. Guerra is in…

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Padres Minors: Down on the Farm- Minor League Week 6 Recap

May 16, 2016

El Paso Chihuahuas (19-17, 5-2 for week) Monday W 8-6 Tuesday L 6-4 Wednesday W 4-1 Thursday L 7-2 Friday W 12-10 Saturday W 10-8 Sunday W 7-6 Player of the Week: Carlos Asuaje 14/26, 1.446 OPS, 1 HR, 7 RBI Pitcher of the Week: Jeremy Guthrie 7 IP, 1 ER, 0.857 WHIP, 4 SO Your browser does not support iframes. San Antonio Missions (12-23, 2-3 for week) Monday L…

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Padres Minors: Down on the Farm- Minor League Week 5 Recap

May 9, 2016

El Paso Chihuahuas (14-15, 4-3 for week) Monday L 6-3 Tuesday L 15-6 Wednesday W 17-6 Thursday W 7-6 Friday L 5-4 Saturday W 6-4 Sunday W 9-4 Player of the Week: Casey McElroy 14/29, 1.174 OPS, 0 HR, 9 RBI Pitcher of the Week: Aaron Northcraft 5 IP, 1 ER, 1.000 WHIP, 3 K Your browser does not support iframes. San Antonio Missions (10-20, 1-6 for week) Monday L…

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Padres Minor Leagues: Down on the Farm- Padres Week 4 Minor League Recap

May 3, 2016

El Paso Chihuahuas (4-2) for the week Monday- W 8-5 at Salt Lake Tuesday- W 9-0 at Salt Lake Wednesday- Off Thursday- L 2-4 at Fresno Friday- W 6-5 at Fresno Saturday- L 0-3 at Fresno Sunday- W 4-3 at Fresno Player of the Week James Loney– (9-22) .409 Pitcher of the Week Daniel McCutchen– 2-0, 11 innings pitched, three earned runs Your browser does not support iframes. San Antonio…

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Padres Minors: Dinelson Lamet- A Name to Remember

May 1, 2016

The San Diego Padres minor league system is rather weak in the pitching department at the upper minor league levels. However both the A-Ball teams are loaded with pitching prospects and Dinelson Lamet might be one of the best you have never heard of. Dinelson Lamet is a 23-year-old Dominican pitcher who was signed by the Padres in 2014 as an International Free Agent. He was retained for $100,000, just…

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Padres Minors: Down on the Farm- Padres Week 3 Minor League Recap

April 26, 2016

A quick congratulations to Cesar Vargas who had a successful major league debut on Saturday night after being the pitcher of the week for the Double-A San Antonio Missions in last week’s Padres minor league recap. Triple-A: El Paso Chihuahuas (7-10, 4-2 for Week) Monday: W 14-4 Tuesday: L 7-11 Wednesday: L 1-3 Thursday: W 5-0 Friday: W 7-5 Saturday: PPD Sunday: W 7-0/ L 5-6 Player of the Week:…

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Padres News: Cesar Vargas Called Up to Make MLB Debut

April 22, 2016

With the early season injuries to Tyson Ross and Robbie Erlin, the Padres have called up right hander Cesar Vargas from Double-A San Antonio to make his major league debut on Saturday evening. RHP Cesar Vargas is in San Diego and scheduled to start tomorrow night’s game which will be his @MLB debut. — San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 22, 2016 None of #Padres AAA starters has sub-6.00 ERA. Cesar…

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Down on the Farm: Padres Minor League Week Two in Review

April 18, 2016

Despite a rough week at the big league level for the San Diego Padres, the Padres minor league affiliates had a slightly better week overall. Although their combined record was only 11-14, all four minor league teams had some outstanding performances, both pitching and hitting. Here is the Padres minor league week in review for week two of the 2016 season. Triple-A: El Paso Chihuahuas (1-5) Monday: L 3-6 Tuesday:…

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Padres Minor Leagues: Down on the Farm- Padres Minors Week in Review

April 11, 2016

April is finally here and baseball is in full swing. While the San Diego Padres have had quite a roller coaster start to the season, they have recovered nicely after an atrocious start to the season. With the focus mostly on the major league roster, the Padres minor league teams sometimes go overlooked. While the Double and Triple-A teams look somewhat similar to last year, both low-A ball teams are…

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Padres Minors: An Interview with Padres Minor League Pitcher Brad Wieck

April 2, 2016

Sometimes in the game of baseball things happen that you just don’t understand. Every once in a while you just have to go with it and not question what task is put in front of you. The game of baseball is like life in that regard. Move forward and don’t dwell on the past or you will never find success and happiness. When Brad Wieck was informed by the San…

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Padres Minors: Q & A with Padres minor league catcher Ryan Miller

February 25, 2016

The game of baseball is a brutal sport. Most would think it is not, but the daily grind of the game can be tough on even the fittest player. No position is more grueling than being a catcher, and the Padres have a very decent prospect in Ryan Miller. In talking to Ryan, I got a sense right away that he has what it takes to be a manager one…

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