Chip Ambres gets the crucial hit to key a win and Jared Wells skirts trouble. Kyle Blanks comes through with the game-winner in the ninth while Ray Chang's last five hits have been doubles. Mitch Canham reaches base five times only to see defeat. Fort Wayne splits a doubleheader, giving up just one run behind Allen Harrington and Matt Teague.
May 16, 2008
Shawn Estes was brilliant over seven innings and Brian Myrow and Luke Carlin provided the offense. Ray Chang has a night of perfection and scores the game-winner. Sam Carter has an impressive streak working, but he was the only offense. Justin Baum has been a scoring machine while Ali Solis has an eventful night.
May 3, 2008
Jody Gerut launched two balls out of the park on Monday to lead the Portland Beavers. Steve Garrison suffered his worst outing since joining the Padres system. Cedric Hunter reached base four times but that was not enough to pull out a Storm win.
April 28, 2008
Peoria, AZ- The place to be on Sunday afternoon was camped behind the plate on a chilly day with the wind blowing across the Triple-A field from left to right. That spot, nestled between minor leaguers, provided the perfect picture, as Jake Peavy dealt in a minor league game.
March 16, 2008
Rick Renteria spent last season as the manager of the San Diego Padres Triple-A affiliate, the Portland Beavers. The new first base coach for the Padres talked about a tough season in Portland, his experiences with the big league club down the stretch, and many of the players who appeared in Triple-A.
December 13, 2007
New Orleans, La.-- Ray Chang's professional baseball journey started in stop-light towns like Beloit, Wisconsin where mayors double as maintenance men. But with every promotion, Chang, a 23-year-old with a gregarious school-boy's demeanor in a knocking-on-the-Major Leagues' body, plays in bigger, more glamorous cities.
August 29, 2007
Roger Deago has two hits but even that isn't enough to give Portland a win. Will Inman debuts and then doesn't. Steve Garrison has a solid debut but still took the loss. Drew Miller tosses a one-hitter over five but loses the game. Jeremy Hefner suffers his worst outing of the year. If they didn't hit it, Matt Bush had a strikeout – seven in two innings.
July 29, 2007