San Diego, CA – The San Diego Padres today recalled right-handed pitcher Cla Meredith from Triple-A Portland. The club also placed outfielder Scott Hairston on the 15-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb and, in a move reported first by MadFriars.com, purchased the contracts of right-handed pitcher Josh Geer and outfielder Will Venable from Triple-A Portland.
August 29, 2008
Matt Antonelli is finding his groove while Cla Meredith debuts. The Missions were no-hit in a rain-shortened game. Cedric Hunter continues his streak in style. Corey Kluber pitches a brilliant game but is denied a victory. Aaron Murphree has three extra base hits in a win. Jonathan Galvez is back on track in a DSL Padres shellacking.
August 19, 2008
San Diego Padres manager Bud Black looks at the brightening core of young talent coming through the system and is excited to see them start paying dividends. At the Winter Meetings, Black is looking forward to adding an outfielder and continuing the winning philosophy the Padres have created in recent seasons.
December 5, 2007
The starting rotation in Portland didn't offer a whole lot. With that in mind, MadFriars.com took it to the pen and found some gems. Jason Anderson led the league in appearances and performed well. Steve Andrade flashed a nasty slider. Scott Cassidy proved he is big league material. Cla Meredith kept em off the bases and the scoreboard. In the end, the choice was clear…
September 19, 2006