North Siders parted ways with 10 players, including pitchers Tayler Scott and Trey Masek, a pair of fifth round picks.
More roster cuts and Kelly Dugan goes deep in 5-4 loss to Brewers
Newcomers Shane Victorino, Matt Murton and Juan Perez are in a battle for a possible roster spot this spring with Matt Szczur
For our last interview with Randy Smith we talked to him about the Padres' newest affiliate in AAA, the Tucson Padres. The biggest difference that was instantly noticed by everyone is how much easier it was to hit in the thin desert air of southern Arizona as
compared to the Pacific Northwest.
November 3, 2011
Tim Hagerty has been affiliated with the Padres' organization in one way or another since 2005. After spending a year with the short-season Pioneer League with the Idaho Chukars, a Kansas City Royals farm team, he took a new broadcasting position with the Mobile BayBears, then the San Diego AA affiliate.
November 2, 2011
Summary: With the Portland Beavers unable to come to an agreement on a new baseball stadium in the Rose City, Portland ended up losing their baseball team that had been a Padres' affiliate since 2001.
October 31, 2011
TUCSON: Terry Kennedy, the former all-star catcher with the San Diego Padres in the 1980s, played fourteen years in the major leagues before becoming a minor league coach for a variety of organizations after his retirement in 1991.
TUCSON: Entering into 2008 Venezuela's Jesus Guzman, 27, had toiled for seven long years in the minor league systems of Seattle, Oakland and San Francisco with only twelve major league games with the Giants in 2009.