A lot can be gleaned from taking a gander at the numbers that aren't printed. How many hits went for extra bases? What was his walk or strikeout percentage? Did he perform with runners in scoring position? We take a look inside the numbers at the Padres affiliate in the Northwest League, the Eugene Emeralds.
January 9, 2006
The top fifty begins with prospects 46-50 in the Padres farm system. Some haven't yet scratched the surface of their ability in the lower minor leagues while others are just getting the ball rolling and getting noticed by Padres' execs. Without further adieu, the balloting begins…
February 14, 2005
There is another Rusty Tucker sighting. Tucker will suit up for the Lake Elsinore Storm as he continues his rehab. Dirk Hayhurst earned his ninth win and has had an ERA under 3.00 all year long. Xavier Nady is back in Portland as Brian Buchanon goes the other way and starts. Nate Sevier gets promoted. Kelvin Vasquez hit his first homer as a pro. A lot is happening with three of the Padres farm teams off.
August 5, 2004
A tough day for the San Diego Padres minor league system. Justin Germano is wishing he was still in San Diego. Chris Rojas sees one error and commits another as the only runs that score all game are unearned. Joe Lima is the only one hitting in Elsinore. Jordan Pickens is an All-Star, isn't he? Jake Upwood loses again. Luke Steidlmayer is back on the hill and Rusty Tucker is roughed up a bit while Julio Cruceta smokes the ball.
June 26, 2004