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…


Will Luis Urias Play in the Majors in 2018?

January 31, 2018

If you haven’t heard by now, the San Diego Padres’ farm system is absolutely loaded. Widely regarded as the deepest farm system in all of baseball, and to some, the best, the Padres have an extremely bright future to look forward to. With that being said, some of those intriguing prospects might be on their way to Petco Park much more quickly than we imagined. For Padres second base prospect…


Padres With Seven Prospects on MLB Pipeline Top 100

January 28, 2018

On Saturday, MLB Pipeline unveiled their top 100 MLB Prospects, and the San Diego Padres have six players in the Top 50. These players were Adrian Morejon (number 50), Michel Baez (42), Cal Quantrill (40), Luis Urias (36), Mackenzie Gore (19), and Fernando Tatis (8), and with Anderson Espinoza coming in at number 89, the Padres have seven players listed in the Top 100. The Padres seven players on the…


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…


The Mexico Connection: Padres Farm System Flourishing With Mexican Talent

January 1, 2018

After years of neglect that turned a franchise into a dilapidated old house, the San Diego Padres have recently undergone a transformation from the foundation up. The farm system has produced nothing except major disappointments for decades. Yet there is hope in America’s Finest City. A.J. Preller has ridden into town with guns blazing, and with that, there is indeed hope among a beaten fan base. Yes, there are naysayers….


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 18- The Javelinas are Champs!

November 18, 2017

The San Diego Padres are in the offseason, but they have plenty of young men participating in action around the world. In Peoria, the Javelinas won the AFL Championship 8-2 over the Mesa Solar Sox. The Padres were well-represented as Josh Naylor and Luis Urias were in the starting lineup for the game. Andres Munoz threw a scoreless inning of relief and Javier Guerra came in late as a defensive…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 15- Peoria Advances to AFL Championship

November 15, 2017

  The San Diego Padres had a total of 10 players in action on Wednesday night. In Arizona, the Peoria Javelinas have advanced to the AFL Championship game. It will be played this Saturday on MLB network at noon PST. You will want to check it out, as the Padres are well-represented in the desert. The team has one more game tomorrow, as the prep for the one-game championship. Expect…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 14

November 14, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a total of 11 prospects playing around the world on Tuesday in various winter leagues. In Peoria, the Javelinas lost 11-4 to the Salt River Rafters. The team has a two-game lead over the Glendale Desert Dogs with only two games left on the schedule. Peoria will play the Scottsdale Scorpions Wednesday and Thursday, as they hope to advance to the Championship game on Saturday…


An Evaluation of the Padres Top 30 Ranked Prospects

November 12, 2017

All of the general managers in Major League Baseball have one goal: build a championship caliber team. Whether it be paying millions of dollars in free agency or drafting well and developing prospects, some GM’s will do whatever it takes to bring that championship trophy to their city. The New York Yankees were the first team to implement the idea that spending millions of dollars in free agency was the…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 11

November 11, 2017

The San Diego Padres are well into their winter, but there is still plenty of action to keep updated on. Nine total minor leaguers were in action on Saturday night, including Josh Naylor and Luis Urias who were on national television. The MLB network aired the game between Surprise and Peoria, so many Padre fans got their first opportunity to see the Peoria Javelinas. Peoria got out to a big…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- November 4 *With Video

November 4, 2017

  The San Diego Padres were well-represented on Saturday, around the globe. The annual “Fall Stars” game was held in Phoenix, where the Padres had Luis Urias and Josh Naylor in attendance for the franchise. The Arizona Fall league puts on this showcase every year to display some of the brightest stars from the league. Both young infielders played well as they scored both runs for the West Division. The…


Down on the Farm: Winter League Roundup- October 31

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween from the EVT staff. The San Diego Padres had many prospects in action on Tuesday, as a total of 11 players participated in game action. The Peoroia Javelinas continue to play well as the team beat the Surprise Saguaros 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon. The team is now 11-7 on the year and has a three game lead on the Glendale Desert Dogs in the AFL West standings. There…