Dave Dombrowski's mantra has long been to develop pitching, and the early returns this season, have demonstrated that pitching is far and away the strength of the system. As offenses up and down the organizational ladder sputter, the pitching continues to dominate. Check inside to see why this month's awards list look strangely familiar.
June 5, 2006
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
The whirlwind tour of Ricky Steik began at Golden West Community College. After being drafted by the Padres in the seventh round, he continued his quest with tours of duty in Eugene before a big time chance with the Portland Beavers to end the year.
September 24, 2004