Scouting Padres Prospect #58: Dustin Delucchi

Signed in May after being dropped by the Mariners, Dustin Delucchi made it a habit of getting on base. A little older at 28 (as of December 23), Delucchi spent three years in the Independent Leagues before making the smooth transition into professional affiliated baseball.
December 12, 2005

Report from the Rose City

We recently caught up with the owner of the Unofficial Portland Beavers web site,, an invaluable resource on all things pertaining to the Padres top minor league farm team in Portland, to get a first hand appraisal of some of the top Padres' prospects. In addition to maintaining his web site and regularly attending games, Jonathan is also a pre-game regular on many of the Beavers home broadcasts along with's Rob Neyer. *Free Preview of Premium Content.*
November 25, 2005

Top 60 Padres' Prospects : 31-60

Here are the Top 60 Padres' prospects, numbers 31-60. gives a little insight on each selection in our rankings but will follow up more in depth with individual scouting reports on each player throughout this off-season, starting in descending order, after posting the Top 30 next week.
November 22, 2005

Padres Prospect Pulse: Rising stock

It is a crazy thing the stock market - and it parallels what is going on in the San Diego Padres minor league system. Every year there are players who begin to realize their potential and 2005 was no different.
September 22, 2005

Padres Prospect Interview: Dustin Delucchi

After hitting .280 with the Mobile BayBears, Dustin Delucchi had to fight for playing time in a crowded Portland outfield. He clawed his way into the lineup with timely hitting and a good eye and has not given way since.
August 31, 2005