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

Sam Geaney on the Lake Elsinore Storm

We caught up with Sam Geaney, the Padres’ Director of Player Development for the fourth segment of our six part interview series on the top prospects in the system for 2016.
October 14, 2016

California League Player of the Year

This year fans at the Diamond saw one of the top prospects in the Padres' system who hasn't even turned 20.
October 10, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: September 4

A walk-off win on a wild pitch gave Tri-City the only victory in the system, but Jose Rondon and Austin Allen each hit their first homers at a new level.
September 5, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: August 26

A clean sweep in the system. Big blowout wins by El Paso, Lake Elsinore and Tri-City, while San Antonio and Fort Wayne rely on their stellar bullpens and some late inning heroics. The AZL Padres had the night off.
August 26, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: August 25

The Missions won again, getting an extra innings win at home. The good vibes stopped there, as every other team to suit up Thursday lost. The Chihuahuas and TinCaps were both shutout, while the Storm and AZL Padres each allowed 12 runs in blowout losses.
August 25, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: August 21

Some really good pitching in the system, particularly by Eric Lauer in the Tri-Cities, but not a lot of offense as only the Chihuahuas and Dust Devils win.
August 21, 2016

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: August 14

Only a stellar showing from Dinelson Lamet kept the Padres system from getting blanked on Sunday as the hard-throwing righty turned in his second straight fantastic performance.
August 15, 2016