Padres Prospect Report: May 22, 2009

Will Inman makes his Triple-A debut and Vince Sinisi ties the game in the bottom of the ninth. Mike Baxter collects five hits and four RBI to help the Missions win a slugfest. Corey Kluber allows all four of his runs in one inning, as the offense struggles mightily. Eduardo Perez makes his system debut while Dan Robertson and Jeudy Valdez do damage from the top of the order.
May 22, 2009

Portland Beavers Hitter of the Year

Summary: While Portland Beavers had the league leader in on-base percentage, they ended the year sitting 14th in the 16-team Pacific Coast League in hitting. It was an improvement over their last place finish in hitting from a season ago.
October 28, 2008

Ayala complete; Sogard socks em

Manny Ayala completes his first Triple-A game and the Beavers throw 13.2 scoreless before a game two loss. Matt Buschmann pitches well and is rewarded. Eric Sogard tries to climb his way back up. Corey Kluber suffers the loss with five runs allowed. Simon Castro is hit hard in the fifth. Edinson Rincon leaving proves fateful. Manuel Nuno has four hits and a homer in a DSL Padres win.
August 13, 2008

Canham seeing double; Sinisi sac

Vince Sinisi reaches base four times but finds the art of the sacrifice. Mitch Canham banged out two homers and Rolando Valdez pitched a gem. Omar Gutierrez has not seen the same luck as early in the year. Nick Vincent is hit hard while Dan Robertson keeps hitting. Pedro Hernandez fans seven but the DSL Padres lose.
August 12, 2008

Zawadzki slams one; Moreno blown save

Vince Sinisi and Will Venable flash the muscle but Edwin Moreno blows a save. Chris Shaver suffers his third loss in Lake Elsinore. Lance Zawadzki hits a grand slam in a Fort Wayne win. Dan Robertson reaches four times but Eugene loses. Brad Brach is off to a fine start in the AZL. Pedro Martinez walks the world in the DSL.
July 9, 2008

Carrasco hits two; Hayhurst wasted

Dirk Hayhurst's effort is wasted by a bullpen full of holes. Drew Macias has been hot of late and carries the offense for San Antonio. Kellen Kulbacki homers and drives in four but Cory Luebke makes a quick exit. Felix Carrasco knocks out a pair and Matt Teague puts in another solid start.
May 29, 2008

Tool Time: Top Outfield Arms

Arm strength alone does not constitute a solid arm. Knowing where to throw the ball, getting it to the correct spot with accuracy and actual arm strength are all factors. With that in mind, we present the best outfield arms in the San Diego Padres system.
February 19, 2008

Renteria takes honest approach with prospects

Rick Renteria joins the San Diego Padres staff this season after spending the previous year managing the Triple-A Portland Beavers where he saw the emergence of Brian Myrow, growth of Vince Sinisi, effectiveness of Tim Stauffer, drop of Mike Thompson, and honest approach with Jared Wells.
January 15, 2008