Down on the Farm: September 7 (Cal Quantrill Pitches El Paso to Victory)

September 8, 2018

Only one game was finalized on Friday, as El Paso stayed alive in their playoff series with the Fresno Grizzlies. The San Antonio Missions game was suspended in the bottom of the 11th inning due to inclement weather. The Missions will be up to bat in the 8-8 tie, with a chance to walkoff the game and force another match on Saturday. If there is another game on Saturday, Nick…

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Down on the Farm: September 2 (Mejia Scorching Hot/Quantrill Allows One Run in Five Innings)

September 2, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-2 on Sunday. Here is a recap of the day’s action El Paso Chihuahuas (82-56) Won 9-4 El Paso continues to roll as they continue to gear up for the playoffs. Francisco Mejia continues to assert his dominance in Triple-A by going 4-for-5 and hitting a two-run home run. Carlos Asuaje also had a RBI and three hits while Ty France…

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Down on the Farm: August 23 (Baez and Quantrill With Quality Starts)

August 24, 2018

The San Diego Padres’ minor league affiliates went 2-4 on Thursday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (76-52): Won 14-2 Tenth-ranked Padres prospect Cal Quantrill shined Thursday, as the Chihuahuas rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes. The 23-year-old right-hander pitched six innings, scattering seven hits across those frames. He surrendered just one earned run, and notched his second win of the season. On…

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The Next Wave? There is Movement in the Padres’ Farm System

August 9, 2018

The 2018 season has not gone well for the San Diego Padres, but there is movement in the minors as the next waves of talent start to crest at Petco Park. There is hope for the team, and it is coming really fast. It’s tough being a Padres fan, especially if you only pay attention to the big league club without looking at what lies beneath, or ahead. The farm…

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Down on the Farm: August 6: (Quantrill wins Triple-A Debut, Urias Homers)

August 7, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-2. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (63-49) Win 10-3 Cal Quantrill had a strong Triple-A debut, while a five-run first inning propelled the Chihuahuas to a sixth straight victory and their ninth in the past ten games. Quantrill rebounded from many poor starts in Double-A San Antonio to pitch six innings of two-run ball while…

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Down on the Farm: August 1 (Omar Cruz Pitches Well in Tri-City, Quantrill & Margevicius Struggle)

August 2, 2018

San Diego Padres Affiliates were 5-3 on Wednesday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (59-49) Won 4-3 The starter for El Paso, Brett Kennedy, was solid, allowing three earned runs in five innings of work with three strikeouts and no walks. The bullpen held New Orleans scoreless for the final four innings, combining for six strikeouts. The pitching only issued one walk throughout the game, which was…

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Down on the Farm: July 8 (Quantrill Bounces Back with Nice Start)

July 8, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-2 on Sunday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (50-40) Won 15-6 The only batter in the lineup to not record a hit was center fielder Auston Bousfield. Five batters logged multiple hits including; Forrestt Allday, Franmil Reyes, Raffy Lopez, Javy Guerra, and Dusty Coleman. Dusty Coleman (9) and Raffy Lopez (8) each hit a home…

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Five Things We Have Learned About the Padres This Season

June 29, 2018

We are just over halfway through the 2018 season, as the Padres finished up their 83rd game on Wednesday and now sit at 36-47. They just finished up a tough stretch of 17 road games out of 19 and have lost 9 of 11. There are some positives to take out of this progressing, young team. We have learned a lot about this team so far and there is still…

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Down on the Farm: (Cal Quantrill Strikes Out 10 & a Buddy Reed Walk-off)

June 3, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-1 on Sunday. Here’s a quick recap of the action: El Paso Chihuahuas (28-30) Won 5-0 The El Paso Chihuahuas were carried to a shutout victory thanks to seven shutout innings from Dillon Overton. The right-hander only got three strikeouts, but he generated enough weak contact to keep him the Sacramento hitters off balance. RBI singles by Javy Guerra, Allen…

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Down on the Farm: May 23 (Quantrill & Baez Both Pitch Well)

May 23, 2018

San Diego Padres’ affiliates were 2-2 on Wednesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (23-24) Lost 5-4 The Chihuahuas lost their first game in Tacoma on Wednesday, after winning the first two of a four-game series. El Paso rallied with two outs in the ninth as Shane Peterson singled to center. Auston Bousfield followed with a single to left and Luis Urias doubled to left…

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Down on the Farm 4/16: Missions Bring out the Bats

April 17, 2018

The San Diego Padres’ minor league affiliates were 1-2 today, with the San Antonio Missions being the only team to pull off a win. With plenty of minor league action happening, let’s see how the farmhands did in their games. El Paso Chihuahuas (7-5) LOST 9-6 The Chihuahuas had a modest two-game win streak snapped tonight as they dropped the series finale to the Las Vegas 51’s 9-6. Walker Lockett…

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MLB Pipeline Names Padres the Best Farm System in Baseball

March 2, 2018

On Friday, MLB Pipeline released their top three farm systems in all of baseball, with the White Sox, Braves, and Padres in the mix. When numbers two and three were revealed, it was clear who was number one, your San Diego Padres. And the No. 1 team on our ranking of baseball's best farm systems — with 7 players on @MLB's #Top100Prospects list, including an #MLB-best 6 in the Top…

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