Padres trade minor leaguer, release several

With roughly 165 minor league players in camp, the San Diego Padres knew they would have to make some roster moves. That came on Monday when they released seven players and traded another.
March 21, 2006

Padres Prospect Interview: Greg Sain

By now most people are familiar with two of the three stars of Mobile's Southern League championship in 2004, second baseman Josh Barfield and outfielder Ben Johnson, but one of the main stars from that squad was first baseman Greg Sain, who has again fallen under the radar.
September 24, 2005

Madfriars.com in Portland: Sunday Buffet

The Portland Beavers feasted on the SkySox for the third straight game as Jesse Garcia drives in seven for the Beavers fourth straight win. Josh Barfield just misses the cycle and Greg Sain doubles three times.
August 15, 2005

MadFriars Q & A: Greg Sain: Part Two

"We don't want to say its work, because we love doing it, but it's a job." Greg Sain says. In part two of the MadFriars interview Sain talks about disappointment, changing positions and the difference between college ball and pro ball.
July 3, 2005

MadFriars Q & A: Greg Sain Part One

Last season Greg Sain set the Mobile BayBears record for homers in a season, this year the power's down, the result of a nerve injury. In part one of a two part interview MadFriars Senior Writer John Conniff talked to the recently promoted first baseman about his health, his swing, and what the next step is.
July 2, 2005

Vern Sterry starting material; Greg Sain revival

Clay Hensley served up a slammer while Greg Sain went deep for the third time in four games. Sean Thompson is back in the winner's circle. Vern Sterry knows how to start – another solid outing. Nick Hundley has been in two games with Eugene after signing and has been a contributor in each but John Madden took the loss as the bullpen blew a lead.
June 27, 2005

Clay Hensley, Steve Delabar dominate

Clay Hensley has allowed two runs or less in seven of ten starts and has one win to show for it. Greg Sain talks about his power dropping and average rising. Sean Thompson, gasp, walked five in his start. Casey Baker is the hottest Baker in Mobile. Arturo Lopez had one of his few sub par outings in the past few weeks. Fort Wayne players competed in the all-star game. Eugene began its season and Steve Delabar was brilliant.
June 22, 2005

Greg Sain, Paul Abraham promoted

First baseman Greg Sain was promoted from the Double-A Mobile BayBears to the Triple-A Portland Beavers on Tuesday, while relief pitcher Paul Abraham was promoted from High-A Lake Elsinore to Mobile.
June 21, 2005