MadFriars' Announcer Series: Tucson

When Tim Hagerty announces the opening game for the inaugural season of the El Paso Chihuahuas it will be his fifth Padres' affiliate that he will have been broadcasting with.
October 23, 2013

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: May 18

After the Grandal news, two nice pitching performances by O'Sullivan with Tucson and Needy for Lake Elsinore. Errors do in Fort Wayne and Roach has another tough outing for the Missions.
May 18, 2013

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: April 4

As will be the story for much of this season three very good pitching performances by Donn Roach, Matt Wisler and Joe Ross. Offensively Tommy Medica picks up where he left off in San Antonio.
April 5, 2013

Minor League Roundup - 6/22

There were plenty of good things happening in the Texas Rangers system on Tuesday night, but none were better than Oklahoma City shortstop Gregorio Petit's two grand slams. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action.
June 23, 2010

Trade Analysis: Petit Swapped For Ramirez

With spring training winding down, the next two weeks will be filled with major and minor transactions, as teams look to settle their 40- and 25-man rosters before the start of the season. The Oakland A's made their first "end of spring" deal on Wednesday, sending infielder Gregorio Petit to the Texas Rangers for reliever Edwar Ramirez. We take a closer look at the deal inside...
March 24, 2010

Transaction Analysis: Monday Moves

The Oakland A's busy off-season continued on Monday, as the team made a series of moves that impacted their 40-man roster. We take a look at these moves inside and analyze whether they have improved the team for 2010 and beyond...
February 1, 2010

Oakland A's MLN: AFL Gets Underway

The Arizona Fall League is officially underway, with two games already in the books. We update the progress on the A's prospects playing in the league, as well as A's prospects participating in winter ball around the world.
October 15, 2009