Buddy Reed, Former 3-Sport Athlete Hopeful to Make Padres One Day

January 20, 2018

The San Diego Padres added a unique player to their presently loaded minor league system in the 2016 MLB Draft, known for much more than his name. Michael “Buddy” Reed is the definition of a pure athlete. He never even thought of playing the game of baseball until high school. The San Diego Padres signed Buddy Reed with the 48th pick in the second round of the 2016 MLB Draft….

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Recap- December 17

December 17, 2017

A total of six players were in action on Sunday for the team. It was a rough day for Padres players, as the offense was a combined 2-19 with the bat. Christian Bethancourt made his debut in the D.R. and his two hits were the only two knocks that Padre players were able to garner. Lake Bachar continues to be impressive in Australia as the right hander lowered his ERA…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Recap- December 16

December 16, 2017

A total of eight players were in action on Saturday throughout the globe. The San Diego Padres system is developing, and even though it’s the off-season, there is much to keep tabs on. Jose Pirela and Manuel Margot have just started action with their teams and so has Miguel Diaz. Each of these men will be in the pro camp during the spring, so it;s not just minor leaguers out…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Recap- December 15

December 15, 2017

Friday saw a total of six players in action throughout the globe. The hitters were 11-21 on the day, as several had multiple hit games. Jose Pirela and Manuel Margot are both playing in their winter leagues as they begin to transition back to baseball life. Gabriel Arias and Buddy Reed continue to play every day in Australia as each young men work on their game. Here is a rundown…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 14

December 14, 2017

The San Diego Padres farm system is flourishing. There is much to be content with if you are a Padre fan. On Thursday, there were seven men in action throughout the winter leagues. Here is a brief recap of the day. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went 1-4 with a stolen base. He also struck out twice in the game. Reed has played some stellar defense in center for the…

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Down on The Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 9

December 9, 2017

  Saturday was a slow night for the Padres that are playing winter leagues around the globe. The players that are on Dominican and Venezuelan teams were off, so only six men were in action. The hitters were 1-17 on the day with five strikeouts, and only one hurler was on the mound for the Padres. Perhaps Sunday will be a little more eventful. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- December 2

December 3, 2017

A grand total of eight Padres minor league players were in action on Saturday. Two games went in the books in the ABL. So that means plenty of at bats for Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias. Australian Baseball League Buddy Reed went 3-8 combined in the two games with a double, two runs scored, two RBI, and a strikeout. The smooth-fielding center fielder is hitting .317 on the season for…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 30

November 30, 2017

  The San Diego Padres had a total of eight men playing winter league baseball on Thursday. The Dominican League only had one game on the schedule and none of the Padres’ minor leaguers played. Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias continue to play everyday in Australia. Both men got in a few at bats in a game that was suspended by rain and will be continued tonight. Venezuelan Baseball League…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 26 *With Video

November 26, 2017

A total of nine Padres’ minor league players played on Sunday. The San Diego Padres have one of the largest representations of prospects in the winter leagues. We do our best to keep you informed of what each of the 20-plus players are doing on a daily basis. Keep on checking back with us. Whenever possible, we also include video. Today was a great day for that as we have…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 17

November 17, 2017

The Peoria Javelinas were off on Friday, preparing for the AFL Championship, which will be Saturday at noon on MLB Network. The lineup was announced, and as far as Padre players are concerned, only Luis Urias will start the game for Peoria. He will be playing shortstop and batting eighth for the Javelinas. Josh Naylor will sit the bench, even though the Solar Sox are throwing a right-handed pitcher (Alec…

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Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 16

November 16, 2017

A total of 12 Padre prospects were in action on Thursday around the globe. In Arizona, the Javelinas clinched their playoff spot last night. The team had one last regular season game left on their schedule and they won 7-4 to finish the season with a record of 18-12. The Australian Baseball League started play Thursday morning, as Buddy Reed and Gabriel Arias both had an impressive debut for the Canberra…

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13 Players Who Have Not Progressed This Padres’ Minor League Season

July 11, 2017

In keeping up with the San Diego Padres, you are very aware that their prospects are the key to the future. The team is being constructed from the ground floor on up, and what happens in the farm system will surely have a direct effect on the major league team. I recently wrote a piece that highlighted 14 players that have progressed this season for the club in 2017. Names…

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