Peoria, AZ-- The San Diego Padres released nine players from minor league camp on Tuesday. Left-handers Erick Burke, Justin Mattison and Jan Granado, right-handers Ryan Trytten, Matt Varner, Eddie Pena, Jarrett Gardner, and Jamie Baker, and outfielder Adam Bourassa were let go.
March 27, 2007
The Padres minor leagues sweep – they all lose. Mike Thompson ends his year on a high note but takes a no decision. Jack Cassel knows how to spot-start. Injury notes and updates from Lake Elsinore as well as tidbits from the batting cages. Also, the Storm's playoff rotation is set. Ricky Steik returns to ruin Josh Geer's day. Grant Varnell saved his worst for last.
September 4, 2005
At 19 Ryan Trytten was a thrower in the Brewers system, but after being released by Milwaukee and ending up in the Independent League, Trytten did some growing up and has matured into a pitcher for the Padres. Just before his 24th birthday Trytten got a promotion to Lake Elsinore and talked to MadFriars about his journey.
May 10, 2005