The San Diego Padres will have a number of decisions to make on their young talent – who to protect and who should be left unguarded – in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft. Adding a prospect to the 40-man roster is the only way to ensure they are protected.
October 19, 2009
Tim Stauffer returned to the starting rotation with a well-pitched game but got a no-decision while Michael O'Connor debuts. Stephen Faris struggles out of the gate while Carlos Guevara and Philip Barzilla debut. Jeremy McBryde pitches well but is saddled with the loss. Manuel Nuno and Carlos Garcia have five-RBI games while Luis Domoromo touches home five times.
June 19, 2009
Chip Ambres has a successful return while Carlos Guevara struggles. Steve Garrison is hit and hit hard. Kellen Kulbacki is red hot; Nathan Culp has shortest outing. Lance Zawadzki provides the offense but it is not enough. Cole Figueroa and Jeudy Valdez accounted for six runs. Mat Latos and Drew Cumberland were on the field while Kevin Hansen was a catalyst.
August 3, 2008
Cesar Ramos pitches a gem but Carlos Guevara suffers the loss. Drew Macias nets four hits but the Missions lose in 13. Jesus Lopez homers and drives in three for the Storm. Jeremy McBryde is very good; Aaron Breit is not. Geoff Vandel is on point and Blake Tekotte provides the pop. Jose DePaula is coming around – as is Edinson Rincon. Erick Ojeda has pitched well all year.
August 1, 2008
Portland sweeps with Peter Ciofrone extending his hitting streak and Paul McAnulty scoring the winner. Steve Garrison is shelled in San Antonio. Rolando Valdez gets his first win as a starter. Matt Teague works five solid innings. Angel Mercado homers twice in a loss. Jorge Minyeti continues his hot hitting.
July 13, 2008
The San Antonio Missions went without a hit in the opening game of a doubleheader. Manny Ayala and Gabe DeHoyos went on to one hit Frisco in the nightcap. Chase Headley is heating up for the Beavers and Carlos Guevara works an inning. Cedric Hunter hits his first bomb of the year – and it was a pivotal one. Yefri Carvajal is a doubling fool and Geoff Vandel sees a first in two categories.
May 18, 2008