The Sad History of the Padres International Signings

May 1, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ historical 2016-17 international signing period will reach its end on June 15th. While the Padres could still hypothetically make one more splash or two (*cough Luis Robert *cough*), almost all of the Padres international scouting work, for this period at least, is complete. And what a job they did. The Padres, taxes and all, invested over $80 million dollars in international talent across the country. It…


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 Have Signed 17 Year Old Cuban LHP

December 19, 2016

The international market continues to be pillaged by the San Diego Padres as they continue to build a dominant minor league system. A.J. Preller has a propensity for acquiring young Latino talent, and the man has no qualms about bringing in players despite their age. Ramon Ernesto Favier Perez is a 17-year-old left-handed pitcher who has excellent stuff. He is clocked in the low to mid 90s with his fastball…


Newly-Signed Padres’ Prospect Michael Baez with Video

December 12, 2016

  Despite a quiet off-season, the San Diego Padres continue to make a splash on the international market. A.J. Preller comes with a pedigree of evaluating talent and signing players from the Latin market, and he has certainly exercised his ability to do so as the Padres’ general manager since the market first opened on July 2. In recent days, the team has finalized a deal with Cuban right-handed pitcher…