Scouting Padres Prospect Pablo Menchaca

No one has doubted the stuff of San Diego Padres prospect Pablo Menchaca, but the application and desire have come under question.
February 11, 2009

Tool Time: Top Fastballs for Starters

The fastball. Velocity is only one part of the equation. The ability to spot the fastball up at different locations on the black and off is just as vital. It doesn't matter if you throw 100 mph if it can't be thrown over the dish. These San Diego Padres prospects bring the heat.
February 5, 2009

Riddoch on Padres short-season prospects

Eugene manager Greg Riddoch sees big league talent from many of the Emeralds he witnessed. We caught up with him to discuss Anthony Bass, Rob Musgrave, Pablo Menchaca, Simon Castro, Mat Latos, and Jaff Decker.
February 2, 2009

Razor on Padres pitching prospects in Eugene

Handling the youngsters has been the charge of pitching coach Dave Rajsich. He has been a mainstay in Arizona and moved to Eugene in 2008, seeing the old – Mat Latos, Simon Castro, and Pablo Menchaca – and the new – Eric Davis, Tyson Bagley and Gary Poynter.
December 21, 2008

Padres Prospect Interview: Pablo Menchaca

Pablo Menchaca was looking for a bounce-back season after an injury-riddled 2007. After beginning the year slow, the Padres moved him into the bullpen – hoping he would gain some emotion. It worked, as his velocity was up and his pitches became crisper.
November 30, 2008

Top 60 San Diego Padres Prospects of 2008 annually ranks the top 60 San Diego Padres Prospects, and the best news is it gets harder and harder to do every season. That is a credit to the strengthening of the farm by the San Diego Padres' front office and development staff.
November 11, 2008

Fuson on Eugene Emeralds prospects

We sat down with Grady Fuson, the San Diego Padres vice president of scouting and player development, for his thoughts on this year's Eugene Emeralds.
October 9, 2008

Eugene Emeralds Pitcher of the Year

Summary: Fifty-nine points separated Eugene's ERA from last year – a lower mark that translated into a 40-36 record and a share of the Northwest League West division. They did fail to qualify for the playoffs and have not met that goal since 2000.
October 7, 2008