Eugene Peripheral Hitting Review

A lot can be gleaned from taking a gander at the numbers that aren't printed. How many hits went for extra bases? What was his walk or strikeout percentage? Did he perform with runners in scoring position? We take a look inside the numbers at the Padres affiliate in the Northwest League, the Eugene Emeralds.
January 9, 2006

AZL Padres Peripheral Hitting Review

MadFriars.com takes a look at the peripheral stats of Arizona Rookie League hitters to find out what their strengths and weaknesses are as they continue to develop in the Padres' farm system.
December 18, 2005

Padres Prospect Pulse: Kid stock falls

Perhaps it is unfair to be critical of players that haven't even turned 20. But this is professional baseball and every play is scrutinized - and not measuring up now could lead to more problems down the road. In one case, the Padres' organization takes some blame. *FREE Preview of Premium Content*
November 27, 2005

Top 60 Padres' Prospects : 31-60

Here are the Top 60 Padres' prospects, numbers 31-60. MadFriars.com gives a little insight on each selection in our rankings but will follow up more in depth with individual scouting reports on each player throughout this off-season, starting in descending order, after posting the Top 30 next week.
November 22, 2005

Batter of the Year take II: AZL Padres

If you read Madfriars.com, you know that all of us are into the minor leagues and we occasionally have some disagreements. Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to selecting who is the best position player/pitcher/prospect at a certain level.
September 25, 2005

Ben Johnson mashes; Travis Chick just mashed

Ben Johnson continues his assault on the PCL with six RBI's. Mike Richardson was the most effective pitcher in Mobile. Grady Fuson talked about a variety of subjects. Luke Steidlmayer was rocked in his debut with Lake Elsinore. Clayton Hamilton can't buy a win even with a deserving start. Billy Killian drove in a career high and sparked a comeback for Eugene.
June 25, 2005