Idaho Falls Padres and Eugene Emeralds

<i>End of the Year Summaries</i><br><br>The San Diego Padres farm system in 2003 was comprised of six teams, the Portland Beavers, the Mobile BayBears, the Lake Elsinore Storm, the Fort Wayne Wizards, the Eugene Emeralds and the Idaho Falls Padres. This article will focus on the two short season teams in the Padres system this past year, Eugene and Idaho Falls, where nearly all of the Padres' draft picks begin their careers, and where the potential players of the future could emerge.
January 17, 2004