Mariners trade Wade LeBlanc to the Pirates

On Tuesday, a veteran lefty was traded from the Seattle Mariners to the Pittsburgh Pirates, that veteran being Wade LeBlanc.
September 13, 2016

Mariners acquire Wade LeBlanc from Blue Jays

The Seattle Mariners have added to their pitching staff by acquiring Wade LeBlanc.
June 22, 2016

PawSox routed by Bisons, 9-1

The Buffalo Bisons come out on top over the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday afternoon.
April 10, 2016

Questions for Randy Smith – PCL

For our last interview with Randy Smith we talked to him about the Padres' newest affiliate in AAA, the Tucson Padres. The biggest difference that was instantly noticed by everyone is how much easier it was to hit in the thin desert air of southern Arizona as compared to the Pacific Northwest.
November 3, 2011

MadFriars' Announcer Series: Tim Hagerty

Tim Hagerty has been affiliated with the Padres' organization in one way or another since 2005. After spending a year with the short-season Pioneer League with the Idaho Chukars, a Kansas City Royals farm team, he took a new broadcasting position with the Mobile BayBears, then the San Diego AA affiliate.
November 2, 2011

Padres' 2011 PCL Pitcher of the Year

Summary: There really isn't any other way to put it; Tucson is a rotten place to pitch. But the scary part is that there are actually better places to hit in the PCL including Colorado Springs, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City to name a few. In other words, pitching statistics where the ball doesn't sink or come down should be taken with a big grain of salt.
November 1, 2011

MadFriars' Interview: TPadres' Terry Kennedy

TUCSON: Terry Kennedy, the former all-star catcher with the San Diego Padres in the 1980s, played fourteen years in the major leagues before becoming a minor league coach for a variety of organizations after his retirement in 1991.
July 14, 2011

Padres make roster moves

The San Diego Padres placed outfielder Brad Hawpe on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 19, with a strained middle finger on his right hand, selected left-handed-pitcher Josh Spence from Double-A San Antonio and recalled catcher Kyle Phillips from Triple-A Tucson.
June 21, 2011