The Padres had multiple system debuts Saturday as the full-season clubs all won, but not so much for the short-season teams. A quartet of Preller trade acquisitions dealt nicely, but a late collapse by Tri-City cost Hansel Rodriguez a win in his first time toeing the rubber in the organization.
July 30, 2016
On a night when Dick Enberg kept calling one of the top hitters in the PCL “shrimp,” it became a sign for the doom and despair that would follow the rest of the farm on the day. Every team lost and some of the better pitching prospects in the organization had tough outings. At least Alex Dickerson keeps on hitting.
June 14, 2016
It was a tough day for the system as both the Storm and TinCaps let late leads get away. Higher in the system, El Paso and San Antonio never had leads to defend. But the biggest news of the weekend is off-the-field, where the Padres have had a surprise resignation.
May 22, 2016
As baseball’s winter meetings come to an end, the San Diego Padres were the most active club in the annual Rule 5 draft. While relatively few players emerge from the Rule 5 to become major contributors, there are occasional exceptions and the 2015 season saw the most robust production since the rules changed to give players another year of development before they became eligible.
December 10, 2015