Randy Smith on the 2014 AZL Padres

We caught up with Randy Smith, the Padres’ Director of Player Development from his headquarters in Peoria, Arizona for the first segment of our six part interview series on the top prospects in the system.
September 18, 2014

2014 MadFriars’ AZL Pitcher of the Year

Summary: One of the reasons that the AZL Padres had the worst record in the league was a lack of pitching as they finished with a 4.45 overall ERA. However, there were some promising picks that went to small colleges that could provide valuable arms, particularly in regards to left-handed pitching, coming out of the pen down the road.
September 17, 2014

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: August 15

Cody Decker is now alone at the top of the organization in home runs as El Paso wins. For once pitching lets down San Antonio. The Storm stage a furious comeback and Fort Wayne breaks a losing streak. Eugene gets a gift and the AZL Padres lose in extra innings.
August 16, 2014