As spring training has begun all across baseball, the Padres’ much-improved farm system has been a popular subject in San Diego, as well as in national publications. Players like pitcher Anderson Espinoza and outfielder Manuel Margot have given fans hope for the future.
March 2, 2017
The Padres will have a full clubhouse on the big league side when they open camp in Peoria next week. They have invited 13 pitchers and 15 position players - the bulk of whom are minor league free agent acquisitions - to spring training.
February 10, 2017
Despite a season filled with injuries and roster changes, Aaron Nieckula and the Midland RockHounds finished the 2014 season as the champions of the Texas League. After the season, Nieckula was rewarded with a new position as the organization's Minor League Field Coordinator. He will also be managing the 2015 Vermont Lake Monsters. We spoke with Nieckula about his new roles and his 2014 squad.
January 9, 2015
The 2014 minor league regular season is concluded. Over the next several weeks, we will be taking a look back at the season that was. In the first of this series, we look at Oakland A's prospects who were league-leaders in a variety of statistical categories.
September 2, 2014