Report from the Rose City

We recently caught up with the owner of the Unofficial Portland Beavers web site,, an invaluable resource on all things pertaining to the Padres top minor league farm team in Portland, to get a first hand appraisal of some of the top Padres' prospects. In addition to maintaining his web site and regularly attending games, Jonathan is also a pre-game regular on many of the Beavers home broadcasts along with's Rob Neyer. *Free Preview of Premium Content.*
November 25, 2005

Padres Prospect Pulse: Six-year notes

The San Diego Padres have now established four players as priorities on the six-year minor league free agent side and two have already been re-signed.
October 25, 2005

Steidlmayer pitches deep; Bourassa makes mark

Jason Kershner has been a welcome addition to Portland while the two young stars are beginning to shine for the Beavers. Brian Whitaker suffered his league leading seventh loss. Steve Baker continues to rake in the Cal League and new addition Adam Bourassa made his presence known in a positive way. Luke Steidlmayer earns his sixth victory – the third Wizard to get that distinction and talks about lasting beyond the fifth and his velocity.
June 5, 2005

2004 Jays Preview: Relievers

Last year, the Blue Jays bullpen was absolutely horrid. It was among the worst in the American League. This year should be a different story, as JP Ricciardi went out and added a ton of arms to the Jays pen. See how it'll stack up in our preview of the bullpen.
February 20, 2004