Venezuelan Winter League Kicks Off Next Week

The Arizona Fall League is in full stride, but it is not the only offseason league that has Mariners players seeing action. The Venezuelan Winter League is the next to kick off. The league has eight teams which play 63 regular seasons games starting this Wednesday, October 12th, in two round robin phases before the playoffs begin on January 2nd.
October 8, 2011

Padres claim Wilson, make roster moves

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

Max Venable on Padres contributors

Portland hitting coach Max Venable saw many players graduate to the San Diego Padres, including Jody Gerut, Chase Headley, Nick Hundley, Luis Rodriguez, and his son, Will Venable, along with Matt Antonelli and Brett Dowdy.
January 25, 2009

Padres' Black remains optimistic

LAS VEGAS- Bud Black touched on many topics from the Winter Meetings – including the loss of Khalil Greene, the Trevor Hoffman situation, Jake Peavy trade talks, Nick Hundley starting, the role of Will Venable and much more…
December 8, 2008

Inman K king; Teague on shutout trail

Josh Geer gives up three homers but Luis Rodriguez leads the charge in bailing him out. Will Inman strikes out a season-high for another win. Matt Teague heads a shutout, as Justin Baum busts out the offense. Matt Means suffers his second loss but this was not his fault. Joel Armstrong's hit leads to a win.
June 23, 2008