The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired infielder Alberto Gonzalez from the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Erik Davis and cash considerations. In addition, the club has placed outfielder Mike Baxter on the 60-day disabled list.
March 28, 2011
We went over some of the top hitting and pitching prospects from this years' California League Lake Elsinore Storm with Randy Smith to get his impressions on their seasons and what they have been doing in the Instructional Leagues.
November 12, 2010
San Diego Padres prospect Erik Davis has proven to be a winner everywhere he goes. His determination and ability to throw three pitches for strikes has earned him respect from his teammates and coaches. Now, he hopes to continue with the accomplishments by perfecting his craft.
July 1, 2010
Synopsis: The team that won 101 games in the Midwest League now takes its talent to the California League, the San Diego Padres High-A affiliate. At the plate look for a big year from Jaff Decker and improved seasons from Blake Tekotte, Allan Dykstra and Drew Cumberland. On the mound Chris Fetter and Jorge Reyes have the talent to move through the system quickly.
April 6, 2010
The San Diego Padres will dip into the prospect pool at some point in 2010. Who are the starters closest to the majors? Also, every season is filled with pitchers who make a statement – we eye those sleepers. Finally, what pitching prospects still have question marks that need answers?
March 28, 2010
Peoria, AZ: The San Diego Padres Double-A squad was pummeled 8-3 as normally stellar pitchers were getting hit hard. Only one hit produced runs. Staying behind from Tucson, Cesar Carrillo and John Garland threw bullpens on a day that saw very little outdoor activity outside of the game. The High-A saw some quality pitching on the road.
March 23, 2010
Peoria, AZ: Two come from behind wins from the San Diego Padres Double-A and Triple-A squads highlighted a spirited day of action against the Texas Rangers. The Double-A Squad held a perfect game through six and the Triple-A squad scored five runs in the ninth.
March 20, 2010