Padres Prospects: All-Injured team

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, presents the All-Injured team.
January 7, 2008

Missions pitching coach Glenn Abbott

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

Leblanc streak extended; Macias bunt to homer

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

Jared Wells gets a win; Oyervidez to the DL?

Jared Wells gets into the win column with a solid outing. Jose Oyervidez left the game after two innings. Seth Johnston homers but ends up being the goat. Javis Diaz gets the game winner in extras.
May 4, 2007

Jared Wells jacked; Tom Brown heroics

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

San Antonio Missions 2007 season preview

Synopsis: Some good talent from with third baseman Chase Headley and outfielder Will Venable and a few of the pitchers that could eventually develop into back of the rotation starters.
April 7, 2007

Tool Time: Best Raw Arm

A raw arm generates tremendous excitement. A future number one. A closer with elite potential. These San Diego Padres' prospects have the tools – can they put it together and make it to the show?
March 31, 2007

Jose Oyervidez and Paul Abraham talk the walk

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