Check out Will Startup's unorthodox pitch and where it was originated.
Twelve players did not qualify for our top-60 rankings due to injury. Still, all have the potential to have bright futures. One such player would have ranked in the top five overall within the system had he been healthy.
November 11, 2009
The San Diego Padres will have a number of decisions to make on their young talent – who to protect and who should be left unguarded – in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft. Adding a prospect to the 40-man roster is the only way to ensure they are protected.
October 19, 2009
Surprise, AZ: The San Diego Padres went on the road to Surprise to face the Texas Rangers and came away with the win. The started off facing the Rangers top signed pick, Tanner Scheppers.
October 8, 2009
Peoria, AZ: Situational hitting has been something the San Diego Padres have struggled with at each level. Their prospects, therefore, are being asked to do more of it in practice – the hope is they will then bring it into the game.
October 7, 2009
Aaron Poreda has a rough start in Portland while Chad Huffman continues his tear. Corey Kluber suffers a rough loss. James Darnell hits a game winner in the ninth. Dexter Carter is money in a win. Nick Greenwood in relief means a loss. Will Startup and Jeudy Valdez are back, and Pedro Hernandez is golden while the offense breaks out.