Down on the Farm: June 30th (Logan Allen K’s 10)

July 1, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 2-6 on Saturday. Here’s a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (43-39) Won 7-1 Carlos Asuaje got the night off which moved Luis Urias back to the keystone. Urias had been playing at third for the last few games in hopes of increasing his versatility. The offense got off to a fast start by scoring three runs in…

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Comparing Last Year’s Padres’ Performance with This Year

June 30, 2018

Although the Padres’ front office would never admit to such a strategy, last year’s team was constructed to lose (tank) in order to add top prospects to the farm system. However, this year the team added Eric Hosmer and Freddy Galvis in order to start in a new direction, one aimed at actually contending in the not so distant future. With over-the-hill veterans like Erick Aybar at shortstop and Jered…

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Down on the Farm: June 10 (Gore Returns as TinCaps’ Bats Have Huge Day)

June 10, 2018

Today was a big day on the farm, as No. 3 prospect MacKenzie Gore made his first start for the Fort Wayne TinCaps in almost a month. The TinCaps, Lake Elsinore Storm and San Antonio Missions all played games as scheduled today. The El Paso Chihuahuas were to play at the Iowa Cubs. That game was postponed due to rain. The DSL Padres were off on the day. Fort Wayne…

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Richard Flirts With No-Hitter as Padres Take Series

June 10, 2018

Miami, Florida The San Diego Padres are the only Major League franchise without a no-hitter. Tyson Ross and Jordan Lyles both came close earlier this season, but fell short in their respective attempts. Clayton Richard had a no-hitter going through the seventh inning, but fell short just like his teammates before him. His outing was still more than enough to carry the Padres to a 3-1 series win over the…

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Down on the Farm: June 8 (Wild Pitch Leads to Walk-Off Win for Missions)

June 9, 2018

The minor league affiliates went 3-2 on Friday. Here’s a quick recap of today’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (30-32) Won 4-3 In a very tight contest, a four-run first inning was all El Paso needed as they held off the Iowa Cubs for a one run victory. Luis Urias picked up four walks in the game, while Auston Bousfield had a two-run single in the first inning. The El Paso…

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San Diego Padres Looking to Stay Hot in Miami vs Marlins

June 8, 2018

Coming off of perhaps the best stretch of baseball they have played so far this season, the San Diego Padres now head back to the East Coast for a three game series against the Miami Marlins. The Padres are winners of seven of their last ten games, and have prevailed in their last three consecutive series, most recently doing so by taking two of three from the Atlanta Braves. As…

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Padres Squeeze Braves 3-1 to Take Series

June 6, 2018

Petco Park, San Diego The San Diego Padres have been playing some very solid baseball and rebounded nicely after a 14-1 drubbing at the hands of the Atlanta Braves. On a bullpen day, Andy Green utilized his chess pieces perfectly as Matt Strahm and four other relievers combined to give up one run on four hits. The start of the game began just like the last one; with a Freddie…

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Are the San Diego Padres Thinking Playoffs?

June 6, 2018

The San Diego Padres have been playing some good baseball lately. Yes, really. After coming off of their first winning month since July 2017 with a solid 15-13 month of May, the Padres have been hot lately, starting off June 3-2 and winning six of their last eight games. While a majority of last week’s wins came from the bottom feeders of the National League in the Miami Marlins and…

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Padres Pummel Braves 11-4 to Take Game 1 of Series

June 4, 2018

Petco Park- San Diego, California There is nothing like an old fashioned rout to start off a series. That is exactly what the San Diego Padres did tonight, welcoming the Atlanta Braves to Petco Park by blowing them out 11-4 to take the first game of the series. Clayton Richard was excellent again for the Padres, going seven innings while giving up three runs on six hits, striking out five….

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Down on the Farm: June 1 (France & Allen Go Back-to-Back)

June 1, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 3-1 on Friday. Here’s a recap of today’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (27-29) Lost 8-1 Opposing starting pitcher Tyler Beede held the Chihuahuas to one run on six hits. Chris Huffman lasted five innings, giving up eight hits and seven earned runs. Robert Stock and Jose Castillo each pitched a scoreless inning of relief. El Paso scored their only run…

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Down on the Farm: May 28 (Patino Solid for TinCaps)

May 28, 2018

The San Diego Padres affiliates were 2-1 on this Memorial Day. The San Antonio Missions were enjoying the day off. Here is a recap of the days action. El Paso Chihuahuas (26-26) Lost 11-2 It turned out to be a bullpen day for the Chihuahuas, as Jesse Scholtens was annihilated for eight earned runs in two innings of work. That was the bad news on the day for El Paso….

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Down on the Farm: Avila Strikes Out 10 in Leading Storm to Victory

May 25, 2018

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres went 1-3 on Friday. Here is a recap of the day’s action down on the farm. El Paso Chihuahuas (24-25) LOST 5-0 El Paso was stymied today by Cy Sneed and the Fresno Grizzlies,  mustering only two hits against the opposition. Walker Lockett was unable to help his team out, surrendering five runs on seven hits while walking three batters and…

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