Down on the Farm: June 27 (El Paso Ties Win Streak Record, Baez Looks Sharp)

June 27, 2018

The San Diego Padres farm system was 4-3 on Wednesday. Here is a breakdown of each game: El Paso Chihuahuas (42-37) Won 5-4  Fresno jumped out to a 3-0 lead on starter Luis Perdomo, but he settled in and did not allow another run and finished with seven innings pitched. The Chihuahuas sprung back with a five-run fourth, starting the inning off with three singles and then a sac fly,…

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Down on the Farm: June 5- (Baez & Nix Toss Gems)

June 5, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-2 on Tuesday. Here’s a recap of today’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (28-31) Lost 6-5 El Paso kicked off a three-game series with the Omaha Storm Chasers after getting a day off yesterday. Their offense got off to a fast start, scoring four runs in the first inning. It wasn’t enough as Miguel Diaz was shaky in his three-innings of…

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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: 4-23 (Michel Baez Makes 2018 Debut)

April 24, 2018

It was a great day for Padres minor league baseball, as all four teams had games televised on MiLB TV. Michel Baez made his debut at the High Single-A level and Luis Perdomo made his first start for the Chihuahuas. There was plenty of action at each level as the affiliates went 3-1 on the night. Here is a rundown on Monday, with some video as well: El Paso Chihuahuas…

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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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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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Which Padres’ Prospects are Untouchable & Which are Attainable?

December 23, 2017

In recent weeks, it has become quite clear that San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller is poised to make some additions to the team. The Eric Hosmer talk is still running wild, as the Padres continue to be linked to the prized free-agent. A signing of Hosmer would signify that the Padres are intending to compete sooner rather than later. Trying to compete and actually doing it are two…

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San Diego Padres All Minor League Team: Pitchers

October 23, 2017

MacKenzie Gore- LHP, Rookie League, AZL Padres Seven games started, 21.1 innings, 40.5%-8.3% K/BB rate, 1.27 ERA, 2.14 FIP With such a stacked system for pitching, it may be hard to pick just one player who could be the Padres’ future ace. However, if I was a betting man, I would put my money down on left-hander MacKenzie Gore. Drafted number three overall by the Padres in the 2017 MLB…

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Down on the Farm: 2017 Recap- Low-A Fort Wayne TinCaps

September 22, 2017

Three Takeaways 1. Fernando Tatis Jr. is One of the Best Prospects in Baseball If there is any obvious takeaway from the TinCaps season, it is that Fernando Tatis Jr. very clearly puts himself into the conversation as one of the best prospects in all of baseball. After improving in every month in Fort Wayne, Tatis found himself surprisingly promoted to the San Antonio Missions in September for the stretch…

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Down on the Farm: August 25- De Los Santos, Baez & Margevicius Pitch Well

August 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 4-2 on the day. The Chihuahuas were rained out and the AZL Padres 2 team had the night off. In San Antonio, the Missions are on the verge of a playoff appearance. The next wave of talent that is due to arrive at Petco is firmly entrenched in Texas. That roster is made up of plenty of young stars. We shall soon get a…

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