The San Diego Padres released a promising young pitching prospect earlier this week. A prospect gets an invite to major league camp. A hitting coach appears to be on the move (again) within the system. Making a buck from tenders.
December 16, 2006
In late May and early June, Geoff Vandel blew his way through the Georgia state high school playoffs, striking out 59 batters in four games to get his team to the state championships just before his 18th birthday.
September 26, 2005
A slow day in the minors saw Chris Oxspring shine and newcomer Nick Trzesniak the goat. Joel Santo had a strong outing in Fort Wayne but it got away from them late when Brandon Kintzler gave up a three-run jack. Riki Paewai debuted in the Arizona Rookie League and may have wished his visa got delayed an extra day.