MadFriars' Top 30 - Conniff Edition

We start off with the first of our four Top 30 rankings on the top prospects in the San Diego Padres system for 2017. John Conniff will go first, followed by Kevin Charity next week, then Ben Davey with David Jay rounding out the rankings.
November 7, 2016

MadFriars' 2016 Player of the Year

SAN DIEGO -- When the Padres selected Hunter Renfroe in the first round in 2013, they got an outfielder who possessed plus power but was considered to be far from a finished product. Three years later, Renfroe has arrived in San Diego.
October 31, 2016

Sam Geaney on the El Paso Chihuahuas

We caught up with Sam Geaney, the Padres’ Director of Player Development for the final segment of our six part interview series on the top prospects in the system for 2016.
October 28, 2016

On the Beat: Felix Chavez

Felix Chavez has covered the Padres’ Triple-A affiliate since they moved to El Paso in 2014. This season was the Chihuahuas most successful as they took the Pacific Coast League title and advanced to the final game of the Triple-A championship.
October 26, 2016

PCL Player of the Year

The Padres' Triple-A club had more position player talent this year than it has in a long time. But even with that depth, the PotY was an easy call.
October 24, 2016

Hunter Renfroe: MSU's Newest MLB Player

Former Mississippi State baseball player Hunter Renfroe was a September call-up by the San Diego Padres and capped off the month by being selected the National League's Player of the Week.
October 10, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: September 20

El Paso falls a big hit short of the Triple-A championship but still caps off a great season.
September 21, 2016

Chihuahuas claim PCL title

The El Paso Chihuahuas, relying on a core group of position players who will be expected to be key contributors to the San Diego Padres as soon as next year, beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-3 in 11 innings to claim their first PCL Championship.
September 18, 2016