Andy Parrino has found his batting stroke in the PCL and Nate Freiman puts the finishing touches on another 20+ home run and 100+ RBI season in San Antonio. "Tank Top Tommy" continues to punish the Cal League, a pair of star shortstops in the MWL and NWL and another good young catcher in the AZL.
September 3, 2012
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
A big night for the Padres' "West Virginia Connection" as 3B Jedd Gyorko and 2B Vince Belnome combine for seven hits while CF Daniel Robertson is quietly making a push for recognition as he pushes his batting average to .325 with three doubles. In Lake Elsinore CF Rico Noel has now stolen 63 bases on the year and Fort Wayne's Travis Jankowski appears to have broken out of his slump.
July 15, 2012