Padres Still Pulling Young Talent: Sign Cuban Lefty 18-Year-Old Hurler Osvaldo Hernandez

March 13, 2017

  Since the international market opened up, the San Diego Padres have been hard at work bringing in the cream of the crop. Today, they brought in 18-year-old Cuban lefty, Osvaldo Hernandez, on a $2.5 million contract. Hernandez became an MLB free agent last month, and drew interest from a good number of solid clubs. The Padres had been in the mix for Hernandez since before his free agency was…


Cuban LHP Osvaldo Hernandez Now a Free Agent- Is He the Padres Next Target?

February 12, 2017

  The San Diego Padres are certainly not being shy when it comes to spending their money. The team is not signing and spending on big time, major league free agents, but they have been putting in the effort on the international market at a record level. The team has spent over 70 million dollars since the market opened up on July 2, and they could easily spend more. They…


Cuban OF Luis Robert Could be of Serious Interest to Padres on International Market

January 11, 2017

  Since the current international market opened on July 2, the San Diego Padres have spent nearly $70 million dollars. The team has replenished their farm system with a spending spree that has definitely excited the fan base. The Padres have already spent a ton on the market, but are they done acquiring young talent? Recently it has been reported that Cuban outfielder, Luis Robert, is just about ready to hit…


Padres News: Arozarena an Option for Padres?

August 6, 2016

The San Diego Padres have gone off on spending on the international market. After Tuesday’s signing of Ronald Bolanos, the team has spent upwards of $65 million dollars on talent on the international market. Is that it? Is the team done spending millions on talent during this signing period? I think not. I already told you about Yanio Perez who the Padres are linked to. Take a look at that…


Padres News: Padres Sign Pitcher Cuban Pitcher Ronald Bolanos

August 2, 2016

The San Diego Padres are at it again on the international market as the club has signed yet another player. This time the Padres have signed a right handed pitcher out of Cuba named Ronald Bolanos. The pitcher was regarded as one of the best prospects in the signing period and was listed as the 20th ranked international prospect coming into the signing period which started July2. A.J. Preller is…


Brewer’s Banter: The Padres Are Finally on the Right Path

July 23, 2016

There’s no busier time during the regular season of the Major League Baseball season than July. Every team is assessing their position and building towards the trade deadline. Whether as buyers or sellers, every team is actively doing their best to make their team not only better in the short-term but, and perhaps more importantly, the long-term as well. While the usual suspects are drawing quite a bit of attention,…


Padres News: Cuban 3b Yanio Perez Next Signing for Padres?

July 21, 2016

The San Diego Padres could be at it again. The team has already signed four out of the top eight prospects on the international market, and appear to be one of the finalist for the services of young infielder Yanio Perez. The Cuban right handed hitter is 20 years old and a little more polished than some of the prospects signed earlier this month by the team. At 6′ 2″…


Padres News: Padres Sign Young Cuban OF Jorge Ona

July 20, 2016

The San Diego Padres are at it again. Just as the fan base begins to complain and wonder what the Padres are doing, the team again acquires one of the best young talents on the international market. After already signing Adrian Morejon, Luis Almanzar, Gabriel Arias, Jeisson Rosario and Tirso Ornelas among others this month, the team has now signed Cuban outfielder Jorge Ona to a $7 million dollar deal….


Padres News: Padres Spent on International Market (Take a Look)

July 2, 2016

The July 2 International signing period has come and San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller certainly hasn’t disappointed Padres fans. The team signed 16 total players in the first few hours and six out of the top 30 ranked amateurs. The San Diego Padres farm system is well on its way to being replenished. The lower level systems are already overflowing with talent. Cal Quantril, Hudson Potts, Eric Lauer,…


Padres News: A Preview to the Padres International Signing Period

June 30, 2016

July 2nd is a big day every year for MLB scouting departments, as it’s the day international prospects can first sign with MLB clubs. It will be a particularly big day for the Padres scouting department this year. As soon as A.J. Preller was hired in San Diego, it was expected the Padres would be active in the international market, and 2016 is really the first opportunity for the Preller…