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
Monday was a light night in the Padres’ system, as only El Paso and Lake Elsinore played. The Chihuahuas beat up on the Grizzlies in Fresno while the Storm lost at home. There were plenty of roster moves throughout the system and which we will go over momentarily.
June 6, 2016
Thursday night saw the Lake Elsinore Storm return home after playing their first seven games on the road. Unfortunately, the bats were cold and the Storm dropped their home opener. San Antonio rode excellent pitching to a shutout win while the TinCaps continued to rack up runs in the Midwest League. In the Pacific Coast League, El Paso couldn’t get the bats going and lost again in Tacoma.
April 15, 2016