Padres Prospect Interview: Sam Carter

SAN ANTONIO, TX.: In 2008, Sam Carter, 26, received the most at-bats of his professional career and responded with his best year, hitting .282/.372/.456 for the Lake Elsinore Storm.
May 8, 2009

Frieri fine; Chalk'ing up the runs

Cesar Ramos is pummeled in a loss. Sam Carter hits a three-run blast and Ernesto Frieri turns in his best outing of the year. Lance Zawadzki delivers another strong night while Brad Chalk is the master at leadoff. Jeremy Hefner also has his best outing to date.
April 25, 2009

Missions End Losing Streak

San Antonio, TX: The Missions were determined to break their early season slide and did so on Saturday night sending their first four batters of the game home to take a 4-0 lead and never looked back to break their three game losing streak with an 8-3 victory.
April 25, 2009

TinCaps net fourth shutout; Luebke brilliant

Scott Patterson sees one get away in the 10th on a potential double play ball. Chris Britton can't record an out in the bottom of the ninth. Cory Luebke is a steadying force and Yefri Carvajal goes yard. The Fort Wayne TinCaps extend their scoreless streak to 22.1 innings behind Nick Schmidt and crew while James Darnell hits his first 2009 bomb.
April 16, 2009

San Antonio Missions 2009 Season Preview

Synopsis: Outfielders Cedric Hunter and Kellen Kulbacki are two of the brighter stars in the Padres organization and a few others could emerge by the end of the year, but there could be some questions about the Missions' defense. On the mound both Cesar Carrillo and Will Inman will look rebound and turn their potential into performance.
April 8, 2009

Tool Time: Top Fastball Hitters

If you can't hit a pitch thrown 60-70 percent of the time in the big leagues, you really have no chance to make it. These San Diego Padres prospects can hit quality fastballs.
March 6, 2009

Tool Time: Top Outfield Arms

Cutting down on the opposition's ability to take an extra base can save runs. An outfield arm, therefore, must not only be strong enough but also must possess sureness that it will hit the intended base. An erroneous throw means nothing, even if it is a strong one. Here are the best outfield arms in the San Diego Padres system.
February 10, 2009

Broadcaster Sean McCall on Storm prospects

In the Padres far flung minor league empire, the Storm is the only team that San Diego fans have some opportunities to see play – just a quick drive up the 15. After adjusting to the wooden bats in Arizona and Eugene and trying to avoid freezing in Fort Wayne, Lake Elsinore is a hitter's paradise with its warm weather and hard, sun-baked infields.
January 20, 2009