MadFriars Daily Farm Report: May 1

Monday featured three teams in action and there were some great performances throughout the system. El Paso fell behind early and lost on the road in Salt Lake City. The Missions pounded the RockHounds, a day after an epic comeback. The Storm rode another great outing from a starting pitcher to win at home against Rancho.
May 1, 2017

MadFriars Daily Farm Report: April 30

The Chihuahuas and TinCaps each had a six-run inning, but both paled in comparison the the 10-run rally the Missions mounted to claim the victory over Midland.
April 30, 2017

Sunday, March 12 Camp Notes

With all the talent in the Padres' system right now, picking who you're going to watch at any given moment is not easy. From live bullpens featuring six guys with the stuff to be valuable big leaguers, to an ever-growing array of middle infielders, day two at Peoria was a good one.
March 12, 2017

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

Midwest League Player of the Year

This week we look at the Padres' first full-season affiliate, the Fort Wayne TinCaps. We begin with the top position players in the Summit City this summer.
October 2, 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 July Player of the Month

As we do each month, MadFriars provides an overview of the top performers at each level of the Padres minor league system for Fox Sports San Diego.
August 3, 2016

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