Jon Adkins can't record an out. Jonathan Ellis got a spot start in Mobile. Ryan Klatt melts in California. Jarrett Gardner threw blanks for Fort Wayne as Vern Sterry returned to action. Michael Campbell is a tough man to whiff. Geoff Vandel continued his success from the starting rotation.
August 25, 2006
All the players on this list either were beset by injuries making their 2005 season tough to grade, coming back from significant ailments and needing the year to re-acclimate themselves to the game or were hurt late, making their futures cloudy. Many would have been perfect fits in the top 60 Padres' prospects but will only appear here because of the unknown nature of injuries and the ability for a prospect to bounce back.
November 8, 2005
Clay Hensley served up a slammer while Greg Sain went deep for the third time in four games. Sean Thompson is back in the winner's circle. Vern Sterry knows how to start – another solid outing. Nick Hundley has been in two games with Eugene after signing and has been a contributor in each but John Madden took the loss as the bullpen blew a lead.
June 27, 2005
Two outfielders and a reliever dot the next five in our countdown of the MadFriars.com Top 50 Padres Prospects. An on base percentage of over .400 will raise some eyebrows and how does challenging a perfect game sound to start your Padres' career?
March 14, 2005