The San Diego Padres have six high profile pitchers who missed most, if not all, of the 2007 season or will miss all of 2008 due to serious injury. Since injury could have detrimental effects to a pitching prospect, and it is impossible to know how strong they will be upon their return, MadFriars.com presents the All-Injured team.
January 7, 2008
San Antonio, TX: One of our favorite interviews is Glenn Abbott, the pitching coach for the San Antonio Missions. He's the type of guy where all you have to do is throw out a topic and he's going to give you more information than you can imagine.
June 5, 2007
Tim Stauffer was back in the starting rotation but took the loss. Vince Sinisi has a career first. Drew Macias hits a homer and is hit in the head – but that is part of the game, he says. Wade LeBlanc's scoreless streak continues. Stephen Faris also returned to the rotation with solid results and Fort Wayne used the walk to secure the win.
May 5, 2007
Portland and Lake Elsinore managed to combine for zero runs and six hits. Jared Wells saw two balls leave the yard in the unforgiving PCL. Tim Brown hit a game-winning solo homer in the top of the ninth, making sure Jose Oyervidez' solid outing did not get wasted. Brent Carter is back on the hill and looking good but four Storm errors – more errors than hits...
April 8, 2007
Peoria, AZ-- Jose Oyervidez and Paul Abraham were teammates in Double-A Mobile. Both have above average fastballs and are trying to prove something this year. Oyervidez is looking to bring down his walk totals and make use of his repertoire. Abraham is also shoring up his walk totals and proving he is healthy again.
March 30, 2007