Two runners thrown out and Eric Junge fired seven blanks. Cesar Carrillo gave up a solo homer, the only run of the game, to take the loss. Mike Ekstrom hit seven frames and pitching coach Steve Webber has been happy with the results over the last two nights. Wisconsin does not like Ray Chang – but we do, in case you were wondering.
April 28, 2006
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
No Jekyll here – Chris Oxspring was on target. Ronnie Merrill drove in a season high four and is happy to talk about it. The Strom got their hits but Eddie Bonine was hit hard. Sean Kazmar is hitting the cover off the ball and had two of the four hits for Fort Wayne. Tim Turner is showing some juice to his bat and is off to a hot start in Eugene. Richie Daigle is starting already - making the transition from the outfield. Josh Howard is off to a blazing hot start.
August 9, 2005
San Diego Padres Director of Player Development, Tye Waller, discussed the myriad assortment of moves that came down on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The focus was on players moving up from the lower levels, as not as much is known about Tim Turner, Clint Cleland, Casey Smith, Grant Varnell and the demotion of Fabian Jimenez. No conversation would be complete without mention of George Kottaras.
August 3, 2005