Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 28

November 28, 2017

There were a total eight prospects in action on Tuesday throughout the globe. The Australian Baseball League is off Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays, but they will return Thursday early morning. We will keep you up to date on the four prospects down under. DOMINICAN WINTER LEAGUE Franchy Cordero was 1-4 on Tuesday with two runs, a double, and a strikeout. He is hitting .309 on the year with three homers…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 29

October 30, 2017

There were a total of eight Padres minor league players participating in game action on Sunday. The Arizona Fall League was on a break, so the Peoria Javelinas had the day off. No play from Josh Naylor, Luis Urias, and company, as they regroup to start the second half of the season on Monday. CARRIBEAN/MEXICAN/VENEZUELAN WINTER LEAGUES Rafael Ortega went 0-3 with two walks and a run scored. He was…


San Diego Padres Prospect: Weekly Spotlight- Fernando Perez

January 14, 2016

In this edition of the weekly prospect spotlight series here at East Village Times, Patrick Brewer puts the spotlight on Padres second base prospect Fernando Perez. With the trade of Jedd Gyorko this offseason, the San Diego Padres infield situation gained a little more uncertainty. While obviously shortstop is the biggest area of concern, second base now becomes slightly more questionable, with Cory Spangenberg set to get the majority of…


Padres Minor League Spotlight: Fernando Perez

May 9, 2015

When the San Diego Padres drafted Fernando Perez in the 3rd round of the 2012 draft, a potential home town hero was created. Perez was born in Ensenada Mexico, but went to high school in Chula Vista at Otay Ranch High School. The 21 year old Perez is showing some impressive tools with the bat and could one day play for his hometown team. The left-handed hitting Perez is described…