Chad Reineke has a solid debut but it goes for naught. Mike Ekstrom has become a force out of the pen. Kellen Kulbacki homers again in a win. Jeremy Hefner gets a lot of support from Zachary Brown and Andrew Parrino. Geoff Vandel is impressive; Tom Davis is not. Junior Veras gets hit early but John Hudgins takes the loss.
July 27, 2008
FORT WAYNE: At 7:05, the Wizards began their second game of their series with the Dayton Dragons and at 7:25 it effectively ended, as the Dragons sent 10 men to the plate, scoring six runs and chasing starter Matt Teague after only two-thirds of an inning.
June 28, 2008
Wadee LeBlanc was fantastic through five before hitting trouble in the sixth, but the Portland offense picked him up. Will Inman can't make it to regulation, as he and the Missions take a loss. Zachary Brown goes yard and Yefri Carvajal continues the hot-hitting ways.
May 22, 2008
Will Venable hit his first homer of the season and then his second. Stephen Faris is brilliant on the mount and at the plate. Richie Daigle is hit hard and the Storm offense falls just shy. Jeremy McBryde picks up his first win and Zachary Brown continues the RBI streak.
May 12, 2008
Portland hits six homers with Chip Ambres' blast proving crucial. Chad Huffman puts the Missions up early but Edwin Moreno can't close the game out. Corey Kluber is hit hard early and exits after three. Zach Brown made his mark but the reliable tandem of Allen Harrington and Jeremy Hefner wasn't enough this day.
May 6, 2008
Peoria, AZ- The San Diego Padres minor leagues performed its skills evaluation on Thursday at the Peoria Sports Complex. Everyone ran the 60-yard dash, outfielders threw from right field to home, infielders fielded a variety of balls, and catchers tossed the ball to second base.
March 20, 2008
Peoria, AZ- The whole High-A infield on the back fields of the Peoria Sports Complex was comprised of San Diego Padres while Randy Wolf took the hill. Five of the eight hits came from those players. Nick Hundley took the blame for Wolf's tough outing. Andrew Parrino comes through again, as many prospects still contributed.
March 19, 2008