In a move that is more likely a short-term solution than long-term answer, the Padres will activate third baseman Justin Leone and outfielder Terrmel Sledge for tonight's game in San Francisco. To clear room on the roster, right-handed pitchers Michael Thompson and Brian Sweeney will be sent back to Portland.
July 21, 2006
We recently caught up with the owner of the Unofficial Portland Beavers web site, pdxbeavers.com, an invaluable resource on all things pertaining to the Padres top minor league farm team in Portland, to get a first hand appraisal of some of the top Padres' prospects. In addition to maintaining his web site and regularly attending games, Jonathan is also a pre-game regular on many of the Beavers home broadcasts along with ESPN.com's Rob Neyer. *Free Preview of Premium Content.*
November 25, 2005
San Diego Padres' Director of Player Development, Tye Waller, joined up with John Conniff to get a mid-season update on the prospects within the system. Waller touched on how players such as Dennis Tankersley, Humberto Quintero, Jon Knott, Xavier Nady, and anyone who made an appearance with the big club, and explained his level of excitement for the future. Waller also broke down the individual teams starting with Portland.
July 23, 2004