Day one of the 2006 Braves' Early Throwing Program at Turner Field had a lot of firsts. Bill Shanks has some thoughts on the start of the baseball calendar year, along with audio interviews from Tim Hudson, John Thomson, Kyle Davies, Lance Cormier, Jeff Bennett, Brad Baker, and Roger McDowell.
As the year officially comes to a close for most players in terms of competitive baseball, several Padres' prospects ranked within MadFriars.com top 50 have seen their stock take a downward spiral. In a first look, we check in on several players at the upper levels that had down years and what the future holds.
September 14, 2005
The Padres trading Josh Barfield? The truth about Jon Knott and his future. Ben Johnson and his turnaround. Clay Hensley getting called up? Brad Baker a Major Leaguer? Justin Germano still part of the future? All topics of conversation between MadFriars.com Senior Writer John Conniff and Jeff Kingston, the Padres' Director of Baseball Operations.
July 18, 2005