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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Alan Garcia Interview: Sometimes Life Throws Curveballs

December 31, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ 19th round selection in the 2015 draft, Alan Garcia, was drafted as a power hitting outfielder. This past May, he was asked to give up his dream of being a position player and try to make it to the next level as a left-handed pitcher. This is his story. When you sign up to play professional baseball, you put yourself at the mercy of the organization….

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Mason House Interview: Arriving Late to the Party

August 19, 2017

The San Diego Padres are loaded with pitching in their minor league system. Adrian Morejon, Cal Quantrill, Eric Lauer, Michel Baez, Logan Allen, Joey Lucchesi, Anderson Espinoza, Jacob Nix, and company provide an excellent nucleus of pitchers to potentially build around. They are all between the ages of 18-22 and still have their whole professional careers ahead of them. The pitching department seems taken care of, but there is a…

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Padres’ Franchy Cordero is Starting to Find Himself in Minors

November 29, 2016

At the age of 17 in 2012, the San Diego Padres signed an international free agent out of the Dominican Republic by the name of Franchy Cordero. He was thin in stature and very young, but he had an approach at the plate that tantalized the Padres very much. Like many of the players signed this 2016 season from the international market by A.J. Preller and company, he was originally…

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