Padres MLN: Maddux and expanded crew

Peoria, AZ- Four San Diego Padres regulars were on the field for the Triple-A game at the Peoria Sports Complex on Tuesday. Greg Maddux took the hill for five and Adrian Gonzalez, Kevin Kouzmanoff and Josh Bard took their turns in the box and the field. It was, however, the minor leaguers who drove in all the runs.
March 18, 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

Cruz, Howard Power Portland Over Tucson

PORTLAND, OR-- The bats of Luis Cruz and Josh Howard came alive to lead Portland to a 9-7 victory over the Tucson Sidewinders at PGE Park Monday night. The Beavers' success was in part due to the sub-par performance of Tucson starter D. J. Carrasco, whose ERA of 2.41 was ranked third lowest in the PCL coming into Monday's game.
May 22, 2007

Cruz all about extras; Faris career best

Luis Cruz doesn't have many hits this year but he has made them count and leads all regulars in extra base hit percentage. Josh Howard also came alive for the Beavers. Stephen Faris pitched his best game as a pro but earned a no-decision, as the bats didn't awake from their slumber until his night had ended. Javis Diaz led the charge offensively, accounting for four runs.
May 21, 2007

Contreras finds power; Howard finds the mound

Things got so bad in Portland that Josh Howard was on the mound, again. Mike Thompson had another bad outing. Mike Ekstrom bounced back from a tough first but San Antonio still lost. Rayner Contreras finds a part of his game that he has been searching for.
May 7, 2007

Carrillo looks better in tough loss

Portland, OR – At the start of Wednesday night's game between the Portland Beavers and the Sacramento River Cats the big question wasn't necessarily whether or not the Beavers could win the fifth out of their last six games.
April 18, 2007

Padres MLN: Stock Falling

Peoria, AZ-- Hard work in the off-season is often rewarded by strong play in spring. Sometimes, facing live pitching and hitting for the first time in weeks is far different than the work between seasons. These San Diego Padres prospects scuffled some through spring – hoping timing and precision will come when the games really begin.
April 2, 2007

Tool Time: Best Defensive Outfielders

What does a solid defensive outfield do? The San Diego Padres may know best. They targeted Mike Cameron for centerfield and his ability to cover the spacious ground in PETCO Park has been instrumental to the team's success. These Padres prospects are the next wave of outfield defense.
April 2, 2007