Cubs April 1 Notebook

North Siders parted ways with 10 players, including pitchers Tayler Scott and Trey Masek, a pair of fifth round picks.
April 1, 2016

Cubs March 26 Notebook

More roster cuts and Kelly Dugan goes deep in 5-4 loss to Brewers
March 26, 2016

Loading up on outfielders

Newcomers Shane Victorino, Matt Murton and Juan Perez are in a battle for a possible roster spot this spring with Matt Szczur
March 3, 2016

Questions for Randy Smith – PCL

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

MadFriars' Announcer Series: Tim Hagerty

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

Padres' 2011 PCL Player of the Year

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

MadFriars' Interview: TPadres' Terry Kennedy

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.
July 14, 2011

MadFriars' Interview: Jesus Guzman

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.
June 22, 2011