Burgamy Takes Adjusting In Stride

The addition of Brian Burgamy from the Rule 5 Draft isn't exactly the biggest news in the world. For Burgamy though, the news was surprising, but now he realizes that he just needs to continue doing what he has been doing all along - adjust.
December 9, 2005

Phillies Pass, Draft and Deal in Rule 5 Draft

The Phillies were seemingly quiet in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, but they did take three players in the Minor League Phase. After the draft, the Phillies purchased pitcher Chris Booker, who the Tigers drafted out of the Cincinnati Reds organization.
December 8, 2005

Adam Bourassa Hot; Joel Santo Strong

Justin Germano got rocked in Portland; Travis Chick back on track in Mobile; Adam Bourassa is getting things started in Lake Elsinore; Joel Santo strong in Fort Wayne; Kyle Blanks hits three bombs in two days; Matt Thayer returns as promised. All this and more in the MadFriars mionr league roundup.
July 1, 2005

McAnulty promoted to San Diego

The San Diego Padres have called up Paul McAnulty from the Double-A Mobile BayBears on Wednesday. Outfielder Brian Burgamy will take his place in Mobile, moving up from High-A Lake Elsinore.
June 22, 2005

Burgamy Walks Off (Again); FW 9th Inning Comeback

Brian Whitaker was at his best in Mobile, but the defense wasn't; Brian Burgamy can not be stopped, and lately he can't even be contained; Fort Wayne uses late inning magic to keep Joel Santo out of the loss column.
June 16, 2005

Ben Johnson and Brian Burgamy are en fuego

Ben Johnson is the hottest hitter in the San Diego Padres' system. Sean Thompson gives up three jacks in a loss. Brian Burgamy continued his hot hand with Lake Elsinore. Chris Kolkhorst is in the midst of another impressive streak.
June 10, 2005

MadFriars Q & A: Drew Macias

Lake Elsinore- On a recent trip to Lake Elsinore we caught up with Drew Macias, who is considered the best defensive outfielder in the San Diego system, and recently has been turning things up with the bat.
May 26, 2005