Padres release three minor leaguers

The San Diego Padres released three more minor leaguers this week and several more figure to come by the end of the weekend. The club let go first baseman Daryl Jones, catcher Justin Pickett and right-hander Andy Underwood.
March 28, 2008

Padres MLN: Intrasquads watched by Black

Peoria, AZ- Bud Black was again on hand – this time to watch the minor league pitchers. He looked in on Wade LeBlanc, Jose Oyervidez and Matt Buschmann during their bullpen sessions before and during the intrasquad games.
March 20, 2008

Padres MLN: Skills Competition

Peoria, AZ- The San Diego Padres minor leagues performed its skills evaluation on Thursday at the Peoria Sports Complex. Everyone ran the 60-yard dash, outfielders threw from right field to home, infielders fielded a variety of balls, and catchers tossed the ball to second base.
March 20, 2008

Padres MLN: Woodard precise; Black weighs in

Peoria, AZ- In the Low-A game, Robert Woodard was dominant and Shane Buschini came through again, despite a loss. Edgar Garzon did not start but came through in the clutch. Also, Bud Black weighs in on Paul McAnulty and Chase Headley – plus other notes from the morning workout.
March 19, 2008

Spring Training Primer: Grady Fuson Q&A

Friday is the first day that San Diego Padres minor leaguers will report for duty with a select group of hitters slated to arrive on March 7. caught up with Grady Fuson for a pre-spring discussion on the hot topics to be decided in Spring Training.
February 27, 2008

Scouting Padres Prospect Daryl Jones

Since being drafted in the fourth-round of the 2004 MLB Draft out of high school, Daryl Jones has been considered a prospect with immense potential. Matching the two has been his problem over his first four years of professional baseball.
February 22, 2008

Padres' prospects to watch in 2008

The 2008 season is almost upon us, and there will inevitably be prospects that make a charge towards the top in the coming year. Here are a few San Diego Padres prospects that expect to have big seasons and jump up the prospect rankings.
February 3, 2008

A reason for optimism with hitting prospects

While the Fort Wayne Wizards roster produced a terrible won-loss record, Bob Skube sees reason for optimism in the hitters. Tom King, Jesus Lopez, Jeremy Hunt, Robert Perry, Eric Sogard, Sam Carter, Justin Baum, and Luis Martinez all made strides.
January 21, 2008