Spring Training Notebook VIII

Peoria, AZ: The Padres Triple-A team defeated the Kansas City Royals Triple-A team 7-4 before a crowd of coaches, pitchers killing time and a lowly scribe.
March 23, 2010

Spring Training Notebook VII

Peoria, AZ: The San Diego Padres Low-A squad held a commanding lead but the bullpen could not hold it together in a 12-8 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Padres closer Heath Bell was on hand to watch and is considering participation in the workout session on Tuesday with the minor leaguers while the big league club is in Tucson.
March 22, 2010

Spring Training Notebook V

Peoria, AZ: The San Diego Padres High-A squad took to the field against Kansas City again on Sunday, losing 5-3. While the team lost, there were bright spots. Also, injuries news and updates from within the system, including the status of Jaff Decker.
March 21, 2010

Spring Training Notebook IV

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

2009 A's In Review: Q&A With Farhan Zaidi

With the minor league regular season in the books and the major league season winding down, now is as good a time as any to assess the 2009 Oakland A's season. We recently caught-up with A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi for a lengthy and in-depth discussion on the A's 2009 campaign. In this first part, we discuss the young pitching staff and the outfield situation...
September 16, 2009

A's Acquire Hairston For Webb, Italiano

The Oakland A's made their first major league trade of the 2009 regular season, acquiring outfielder Scott Hairston from the San Diego Padres for right-handers Ryan Webb and Craig Italiano and a player to be named later. In a separate deal this weekend, the A's also dealt outfielder Danny Putnam to the Padres. We have the rundown of the trade inside...
July 5, 2009

Padres Prospect Report: June 19, 2009

Tim Stauffer returned to the starting rotation with a well-pitched game but got a no-decision while Michael O'Connor debuts. Stephen Faris struggles out of the gate while Carlos Guevara and Philip Barzilla debut. Jeremy McBryde pitches well but is saddled with the loss. Manuel Nuno and Carlos Garcia have five-RBI games while Luis Domoromo touches home five times.
June 19, 2009