The San Diego Padres have always proven they can acquire quality relievers, but times are changing. In the coming years, they will rely on their own prospects to settle the bullpen. Given the talent base down below, that offers a promising future.
February 28, 2010
Every year, there are deserving players who do not make MadFriars.com top 60 prospect rankings. These San Diego Padres prospects fit that bill. While these 46 prospects did not make our list, it does not diminish their talent level or ability. There will be plenty on this list that help the big league club in some capacity.
December 8, 2009
The San Diego Padres will have a number of decisions to make on their young talent – who to protect and who should be left unguarded – in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft. Adding a prospect to the 40-man roster is the only way to ensure they are protected.
October 19, 2009
Stephen Faris allows one run in a complete game but still is stuck with the loss. Nick Greenwood has a solid debut performance in Eugene but Mario Tabachnik takes the loss. Severino Perez has a quality start but the DSL Padres offense is dormant.
June 24, 2009
Tim Stauffer returned to the starting rotation with a well-pitched game but got a no-decision while Michael O'Connor debuts. Stephen Faris struggles out of the gate while Carlos Guevara and Philip Barzilla debut. Jeremy McBryde pitches well but is saddled with the loss. Manuel Nuno and Carlos Garcia have five-RBI games while Luis Domoromo touches home five times.
June 19, 2009
Wade LeBlanc pitches well but the Portland offense doesn't awaken until the ninth. Stephen Faris helps his own cause with two runs scored but gets a no-decision with the offense exploding in the eighth. Jeremy McBryde is battered in his worst start of the year. Sawyer Carroll and James Darnell each collect four hits in an offensive explosion.
June 14, 2009
Rolando Valdez lasts just one inning in a shutout loss with Triple-A Portland. A four-run innings is enough support for Stephen Faris. Logan Forsythe goes yard and Luis Martinez extends his on base streak to 27. Matt Clark clubs a pair while Anthony Bass is superb again. Jean Corpas picks up another win for the DSL Padres while Manuel Nuno paces the offense with four RBI.
June 8, 2009