Cubs Cut 14 from Spring Roster

The Cubs entered the week with 58 players on their active spring roster and had yet to make a series of roster cuts. Monday, the club announced their first wave of cuts with 14 players being sent to minor league camp.
March 12, 2007

Padres Trade Howard for Neal

The San Diego Padres today acquired right-handed pitcher Blaine Neal from the Florida Marlins in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ben Howard.
April 3, 2004

Padres Insider: The Starting Pitchers

The fab five for the San Diego Padres will consist of David Wells, Brian Lawrence, Adam Eaton, Jake Peavy and one of Sterling Hitchcock, Ismael Valdes or Ben Howard. Hitch is the odds on favorite to win. Being a left-hander gives him the edge over his right-handed counterparts. The Padres will start the year in a four man rotation, with off days early on giving the starts an extra day of rest. As spring training begins, here are some interesting tidbits, concerns and notes for each player.
February 27, 2004

Top 40 Padres Prospects: 11-20

The San Diego Padres farm system has a wealth of potential…potential. By definition potential means: <i>The inherent ability or capacity for growth, development, or coming into being.</i><br><br> breaks down the top 40 prospects, continuing with 11-20 this week. Also, check up on the 2003 scouting reports, found by clicking on our <a href="">Prospect report link</a>
February 22, 2004