Harrington gem; Chang doubles up

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

Estes brilliant; Chang caps off night

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

Gerut lays bombs; Garrison gashed

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

Padres MLN: Prospects get a treat

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 on Portland Beavers

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

Jose Castro on Triple-A hitters

Jose Castro had a tough job as the hitting coach of the Portland Beavers. Instead of helping a Triple-A team it seemed like he was coaching the JV squad. There were, however, a few bright spots.
November 18, 2007

Chang's persistence pays off

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

Garrison solid in debut; Bush the K king

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