The San Diego Padres reinstated right-hander Mike Adams from the 60-day disabled list, outrighted infielder Chris Burke to Triple-A Portland, recalled right-hander Edwin Moreno from Portland, optioned left-hander Joe Thatcher to Portland, recalled left-hander Wade LeBlanc from Portland and placed right-hander Luis Perdomo on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left knee.
June 8, 2009
Will Inman has his first solid start in Portland but it goes for naught. Nathan Culp propels the Missions to a shutout while Kellen Kulbacki gets his first three-hit game. Everth Cabrera accounts for four runs but Wynn Pelzer surrenders seven. Erik Davis puts in another solid start and Jaff Decker breaks out of his biggest slump ever.
June 6, 2009
Wade LeBlanc seems to be getting stronger and stronger as the season progresses. Scott Rice makes his first appearance in the system and takes a loss. Jeremy Hefner has a solid outing for the Storm but little run support. Matt Clark leads the Midwest League in RBI and Brad Brach closes out another shutout. The DSL Padres get just two hits while three pitchers debut to varying degrees of success.
June 4, 2009
Matt Buschmann has successive solid outings while Craig Stansberry gets on the board. Craig Cooper hits a late homer but it isn't enough in a loss. Jeremy McBryde is money over seven strong outings and gets backing from Felix Carrasco and Yefri Carvajal. Blake Tekotte busts out while the saves pile up for Brad Brach.
May 25, 2009
Cesar Ramos pitches another solid game and is rewarded this time. Will Inman has another magical outing while Mike Baxter provides the offense. Corey Kluber is hit hard and Neil Jamison has been hit hard all year. Anthony Bass finds his groove while Nick Schumacher makes a solid debut.
May 17, 2009
Chad Huffman went yard for the fourth time in his last nine and Scott Patterson picks up his first save. Wynn Pelzer matches a career-high in netting his fifth win while Lance Zawadzki continues to drive them in. Stephen Faris takes his Texas League leading sixth loss. Jaff Decker is the catalyst and James Darnell provides the walk-off.
May 16, 2009
The San Diego Padres claimed infielder Josh Wilson off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Additionally the club has recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland, optioned right-handed pitcher Edwin Moreno to Portland, selected right-handed pitcher Greg Burke from Portland and requested waivers for the purpose of unconditional release on right-handed pitcher Duaner Sanchez.
May 15, 2009