Padres Forecast: How Long Does It Usually Take for Top Prospects To Arrive?

February 11, 2018

The Padres have a loaded farm system. This is not breaking news to Padre fans unless you have been locked inside of the Hotel Del Coronado for a year. Much of the 2017 season was spent excitedly watching prospects succeed all over the minor leagues, from Tri-City to El Paso. The Friar faithful may have to find their joy in that for at least one more season before things really…

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Padres’ Farm System Abounding in Riches in Baseball America’s Latest Top 100 List

January 22, 2018

Baseball America released their latest Top 100 prospects list and the San Diego Padres are frequent flyers. It’s no secret the Padres have one of the best farm systems in baseball. On their list, only the Atlanta Braves had more players (eight) than the Padres (six). The Brewers, Rays, and Yankees also checked in with six prospects on the list. The Padres have received a lot of respect for their…

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Future is Bright for Padres as Gore, Morejon Land on Top 10 LHP List

January 17, 2018

The rebuild has been paying off in spades for the San Diego Padres as MLB Pipeline unveiled their picks for the top 10 left-handed pitchers, and sitting atop of the list at number one was the Padres’ crown jewel of the 2017 Draft, MacKenzie Gore, while international-signee Adrian Morejon landed at number six on the list. After posting numbers in high school that could only be reproduced in MLB The Show,…

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Down on the Farm: Heartbreaking Losses for TinCaps & Missions

September 9, 2017

  Fort Wayne TinCaps: 2-1 loss vs Dayton Adrian Morejon toed the rubber for Fort Wayne in game one of a best-of-three series vs Dayton, and he pitched quite well. He only gave up one run in six innings of work; striking out five and scattering seven hits. The lone run of the night for the TinCaps came on a throwing error in the bottom of the third inning, which…

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Down on the Farm: September 2- Tatis with Four Hits, Morejon, Ramirez & Scheckler Solid

September 2, 2017

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 3-4 on Saturday. The El Paso Chihuahuas won 8-1, as their playoff hopes are still in full swing. Dillon Overton, who was DFA’d a few days ago and re-signed after clearing waivers, was pretty effective throwing for El Paso. The lefty went six strong innings, striking out four and only allowing one earned run. A special Happy Birthday to Franchy Cordero, who went 2-5…

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Tri-City Dust Devils Riding Pitching to Playoffs

August 29, 2017

It has definitely been a fun season to be a fan of the San Diego Padres organization. The Major League team has had their share of problems on the field, but there has been plenty to watch throughout the various levels of the minor-league system. Although the Padres have had varying levels of success throughout the minor league system, the Tri-City Dust Devils have been one team that has really…

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Down on the Farm: August 24- Morejon, Lauer & Keel

August 24, 2017

DSL Padres (24-45): 7-1 win vs DSL Blue Jays AZL Padres (23-25): OFF AZL Padres 2 (28-19): 7-3 win vs AZL Indians Tri Ciy Dust Devils (36-31): 4-3 loss @ Spokane Fort Wayne TinCaps (63-67): 2-1 loss @ Lake County Lake Elsinore Storm (58-69): 6-1 win @ Rancho Cucamonga San Antonio Missions (73-55): DOUBLEHEADER VS FRISCO: Missions 3-0, Frisco 1-3 El Paso Chihuahuas (65-66): 6-1 win vs Sacramento Key Performers:…

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Down on the Farm: August 18- Morejon, Quantrill & Lauer All Pitch

August 18, 2017

Cal Quantrill– RHP, Double-A, San Antonio Missions 3.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 4 K With just a few weeks left in the season, it appears the Padres are finally starting to more fully manage some of their top prospects’ innings. Coming off Tommy John surgery, which caused him to miss nearly two full seasons, right-hander Cal Quantrill is now just over 100 innings and the…

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Down on the Farm: August 5- De Los Santos, Stillman & Morejon Pitch Well

August 6, 2017

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 3-3 on Saturday. It rained heavily in New Orleans, so the Chihuahuas game was cancelled. They will look to play a double-header on Sunday, if Mother Nature cooperates. Enyel De Los Santos continues to impress, as the right-hander went seven shutout innings for the Missions on Saturday. The bullpen uncharacteristically blew the lead, as Trey Wingenter and Aroni Nina both allowed one run on…

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Another Young Hurler Emerging- Osvaldo Hernandez’ Big Night

July 31, 2017

  During the San Diego Padres’ 2016-2017 international spending spree, all eyes were on the uber-talented lefty Adrian Morejon. Today, the Padre shares the spotlight with another Cuban, Michel Baez, who has shot up the Friar’s prospect rankings and firmly cemented himself as seventh best. His domination of the lower minors was thrilling and his ability to win all his games, post a 0.78 ERA in 23 innings at Fort…

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Top Prospect Morejon Strong in Fort Wayne Debut

July 30, 2017

Almost a week ago, it surfaced that 18 year old Adrian Morejon would be getting promoted to full season A ball. After starting seven games for short-season Tri-City, Morejon showed tremendous control and feel for his pitches. He seemed more advanced than other competition in the league. The Padres decided to promote him to challenge him in an effort to help develop that Padres’ prized prospect. Over his seven starts…

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Down on the Farm: July 29- Austin Allen Continues to Rake

July 30, 2017

El Paso Chihuahuas (52-55) Lost 9-2 Saturday night ended up being another tough outing for left-hander Dillon Overton. He has now given up thirteen earned runs over his last two starts and 10 innings pitched. He did have three solid outings of three earned runs or fewer prior to those two bad starts, but Overton has lacked consistency in his short time with the Padres organization. Diego Goris had the…

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