Gardner shutout; Vandel continues success

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

Padres Prospects: The All-Injured squad

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

Vern Sterry starting material; Greg Sain revival

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

Padres Top 50 Prospects: #30-#26

Two outfielders and a reliever dot the next five in our countdown of the 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

Pitcher of the Year for Eugene

The Eugene Emeralds won a grand total of 26 games during the 2004 season. Finding a diamond in all that rough wasn't an easy task but one player who got out early deserves recognition.
January 19, 2005

Same subject, different viewpoints

Ask a catcher how it is to work with a pitcher and you will get one response. Ask the pitcher how it is to work with the catcher and suddenly the opinion varies.
November 27, 2004