MadFriars Daily Farm Report: July 30

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

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: July 9

Nick Torres and Luis Urias are making the most of their brief time in El Paso, while Zech Lemond and Jean Garcia pick up wins with solid outings down the system on Saturday.
July 9, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: June 14

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

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: May 22

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

A's busy in the Rule 5 draft; lose Walsh

The Oakland A's were active during the Rule 5 draft, selecting four, trading one and losing two, including Colin Walsh. Walsh heads to the Milwaukee Brewers.
December 10, 2015

Padres nab four from Rule 5 draft

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

Who will the Mariners protect on the 40?

The Seattle Mariners figure to be adding at least one player to their 40-man roster ahead of Friday's deadline to protect from the upcoming Rule 5 Draft. We break down the four most obvious names at risk of being left exposed.
November 19, 2015

Arizona Fall League Update

With the 2015 season of the Arizona Fall League set to begin tomorrow, here is an update on the Seattle Mariners' who will be participating.
October 12, 2015