The San Diego Padres used their Triple-A team as replenishing stock for the big league club, routinely taking away their best prospects. Does that mean the cupboard in Portland was left bare? Padres vice president of scouting and player development Grady Fuson answered those questions and more.
October 22, 2009
Tim Stauffer grabs a win in his first start; Peter Ciofrone contributes to a doubleheader sweep. Cedric Hunter nets four hits; Brian Joynt hits a grannie. Beamer Weems continues his streak. Stiven Osuna tosses five scoreless; Dan Robertson has three RBI. Bo Davis has three hits; Chris Wilkes takes his second loss. Five unearned push Simon Berroa to loss two. Hans Wilson has three hits.
June 26, 2009
Synopsis: There will be many familiar faces, especially on the mound, and one very big new one in Kyle Blanks. Look for rebound years from Matt Antonelli and Chad Huffman as the 2009 Portland team could be pretty good. However with the current state of the parent club many of these guys won't be here for long.
April 8, 2009
Anytime you have a combined rankings there is always someone that you believe should have been in there, but alas either the hockey goon or numbers cruncher didn't quite see it the same way. This year we each selected two players that we believe should have been in the Top 20, and where we would have put them, along with three others that by the seasons end could take some big leaps.
March 17, 2009
The name of the game is getting on base. With a pitcher winning the battle seven out of 10 times, hitting .300 is a bonus for the hitter. These San Diego Padres prospects have the goods to close in on and surpass the magic number on a yearly basis.
March 8, 2009