Cubs March 28 Notebook

Cubs trimmed their minor league ranks by releasing nine players from minor league camp on Saturday.
March 28, 2016

Cubs March 5 Notebook

Pierce Johnson’s start at Sloan Park and news out of Myrtle Beach and South Bend highlight today’s notebook
March 5, 2016

MadFriars' Announcer Series: Tucson

Tim Hagerty is the current broadcaster for the Tucson Padres and has been involved with the Padres' minor league teams since 2004 starting with the old Idaho Padres of the Pioneer League when he was straight out of school.
October 17, 2012

2012 MadFriars' PCL Player of the Year

Summary: Despite having the best position prospect in the Padres' system, the Tucson Padres struggled for the second straight year, posting a 56-88 record. They finished second-from-the-bottom in the 16 team Pacific Coast League, ultimately one of the reasons that manager Terry Kennedy and pitching coach Steve Weber won't be back next season.
October 15, 2012

MadFriars' Player of the Month: July

In Tucson Jedd Gyorko continues to produce and Nate Freiman is nothing but steady in San Antonio. Tommy Medica is opening some eyes for the Storm and Kyle Gaedele is starting to show some of the tools that got him drafted. In short-season ball some late round draft picks are opening some eyes.
August 9, 2012

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: August 4

The bad news the AZL Padres gave up seven runs on Saturday night. The good news is they scored 23 runs, yes, twenty-three runs to offset it. In Tucson Matt Clark has a big grand-slam and Eugene's pitching finally gets hit.
August 4, 2012

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: July 20

Despite a tough loss in San Antonio a good night for the big club and their affiliates. The Storm's Rico Noel has a walk-off hit to go along with his 68th stolen base of the season and the Emeralds have some pitching up in the Northwest League.
July 21, 2012

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: July 19

San Antonio wins a wild one in Frisco. The T-Padres and the Storm lose some close ones and there is some pitching being done in the upper Northwest.
July 20, 2012