After making the biggest splash of the Winter Meeting with the trade of the Dodgers’ Matt Kemp for catcher Yasmani Grandal and minor leaguers RHP Joe Wieland and RHP Zach Eflin, San Diego’s A.J. Preller, the second youngest General Manager in baseball, made his next big move in acquiring Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers in a three-way trade with the Washington Nationals.
December 17, 2014
The process of ranking prospects is always a strange one. How do you properly compare a 25-year-old set-up reliever who could step into a big league bullpen tomorrow (or who might be left waiting for a window of opportunity to open that never does) to an 18-year-old who is 2,000 plate appearances away from being anything like a finished product?
December 9, 2014
The second of three Top 30 rankings on the top prospects in the San Diego Padres system for 2015. John went first, now its Ben’s turn. David will round out our final individual rankings. If the rumors are true, there could be quite a few changes by the time we get around to our combined and final ranking on March 1.
November 30, 2014
The first of three Top 30 rankings on the top prospects in the San Diego Padres system for 2015. John will go first, followed by Ben Davey with David Jay wrapping up our three Top 30s. If the rumors are true, there could be quite a few changes by the time we get around to our combined and final ranking on March 1.
November 12, 2014
Some of the best sources for finding out about what is really going on at one of the affiliates is talking to the team’s beat writer, who is going to be possibly the only person that sees a significant amount of games and is not affiliated with either the big club or the affiliate.
September 30, 2014