Nick Margevicius Interview: “My Approach Has Always Been to Attack Hitters”

July 18, 2018

  In speaking to Nick Margevicius, it is clear that his goal is to attack hitters and make them uncomfortable in the box. Here is what else the left hander told me as we discussed the game of baseball and his passion for it. Lake Elsinore, California I have been lucky enough to build a pretty decent relationship with Padres’ left-handed pitching prospect Nick Margevicius. The two of us hit…

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TinCaps Sending Four to Midwest League All-Star Game

June 7, 2018

Fort Wayne, Indiana The Fort Wayne TinCaps will be well represented at the Midwest League All-Star Game, as the San Diego Padres Low-A Affiliate will be sending Luis Campusano, Aaron Leasher, Nick Margevicius and Travis Radke to the All-Star Game. Radke was the only member of the group not to be selected in the 2017 MLB Draft by A.J. Preller, instead he was selected in the 2014. Campusano, 19, was…

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Down on the Farm: Margevicius & Paddack Both Pitch Well

May 25, 2018

The San Diego Padres affiliates went 3-1 on Thursday. Without further ado, here is a summary on how the teams did. El Paso Chihuahas (24-24) won 3-2 El Paso showed some true grit today, breaking a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning with an RBI double by Luis Urias, who was manning the hot corner instead of his normal second base. Dillon Overton had a quality start today and, in…

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Padres’ Nick Margevicius is Displaying Guile on the Mound

May 15, 2018

When evaluating potential major league-caliber prospects, it goes way beyond velocity and arm angles. Spin rate and strikeout ratios give you numbers, but they do not speak of the heart of a pitcher and what is needed on game day. You gotta look in a player’s eyes. You need to get to know who they are. When the going gets tough, you must see what kind of character they display….

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10 More Padres’ Prospects to Watch in 2018

April 1, 2018

Days from now the Minor League Baseball full-season leagues begins and Padres’ prospects hit the field attempting to get one step closer to the ultimate goal of making the show. In this article, I will continue to breakdown some of the top Padres’ prospects to keep an eye this season. Hudson Potts This 19-year-old third baseman, shortstop and second baseman, was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the first round of the 2016…

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Nick Margevicius Interview: Lead By Example

February 12, 2018

In a farm system loaded with relevant prospects, Nick Margevicius is quickly establishing himself as a pitcher to keep an eye on. The 2018 season could be huge for this 21-year-old left-handed pitcher who prefers to keep to himself and work his tail off. I have had the pleasure of speaking to several young prospects in the Padres’ minor league system over the years. Each brings their own intensity and…

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Nick Margevicius: The Left-Handed Prospect Hardly Anyone is Talking About

January 14, 2018

The rise of the San Diego Padres’ farm system has been well documented. Since A.J. Preller took over as the team’s general manager in August of 2014, he has found multiple avenues in which to rejuvenate a farm system that had always been solid, yet unspectacular. One way Preller has been able to bring in talent like no Padres’ GM before him has been through the amateur draft. 12 of…

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Down on the Farm Weekly Recap: Nearing Playoff Time

September 3, 2017

PLAYOFF BOUND: Fort Wayne TinCaps: The Fort Wayne TinCaps, who are 42-27 in the second half of the season, clinched a playoff berth this week as well as home field advantage in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs. After going 26-44 in the first half, Fort Wayne’s young ballclub gelled together and has played some brilliant baseball in the last couple of months. Fort Wayne will face the…

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It’s the Seventh Round & Pick #198 is LHP Nick Margevicius By the Padres

June 13, 2017

  After taking six straight high school players, the team drafted a left-handed collegiate pitcher out of Morehead State. The team already selected Mackenzie Gore, Luis Campusano, Blake Hunt, Mason House, Sam Keating, Jonny Hozma, and Aaaron Leasher, so who would they eye for their fifth selection of the day, and eighth overall? The Padres took another little-known LHP out of college named Nick Margevicius. He pitched for Rider University,…

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