Posted April 15, 2012 on
It can be considered a make or break year for several San Diego Padres prospects. There is a relation between age and prospect status, as well as the time given to a prospect before the organization begins to sour on their “potential”. looks at one position player and one pitcher from each full-season level.

Top 5 second basemen in Padres History

During the 2012 season we’ll be looking at the top five players in Padre history at each position. The first rule: we will only consider the players’ time with the Padres, so Mike Piazza doesn’t count because he was only here for 1 year. I have set a completely arbitrary minimum of 200 games with the Padres. The other rule: players will be considered for their primary position...

Padres Daily Farm Round-Up 4-14-12

Tucson:Everth Cabrera 2-4 with three stolen bases tonight, Blake Tekotte was 1-4 to extend his hitting streak to nine games, Brad Davis with a HR (3) in TPads winSan Antonio:Freiman, @Decker6 (LF), and @Dino2433 all had two hits tonight, Fuentes hit a solo HR as the Missions fell 5-3 to Tulsa.Lake Elsinore:Robert Kral and Connor Powers with three hits each tonight for the Storm in...

Padres activate Kotsay from disabled list

The San Diego Padres have activated utility player Mark Kotsay from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the roster, San Diego optioned right-hander Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson on Monday. Kotsay signed with the Padres as a free agent last November, but missed the opening 10 games of the season due to a strained right calf muscle. He spent last season with the Milwaukee Brewers...

Padres players put bizarre triple play behind them

The San Diego Padres are no longer raising any objections over an umpire's raised arms, even if the reaction contributed to a triple play. Infielder Chase Headley said the Padres have turned the page on the bizarre chain of events Sunday that ran the Padres out of a tie game in the top of the ninth against Los Angeles. The Dodgers won 5-4 in the bottom half of the ninth. With...

Road, Sweep Road: Friars Fall In Rough Fashion at Chavez Ravine

After dropping the first two, the Padres were hoping to take one from the Dodgers on Sunday, but a call shrouded in controversy might have prevented them from doing so. Looking to put two runs in scoring position with a sac bunt, Jesus Guzman bunted the ball foul. Or so was the initial call by home plate umpire Dale Scott. But after the Dodgers whipped the ball around the infield...

Padres Gameday Chat with Lineups 4-15-12 vs. Dodgers

Welcome Padres fans to the Friarhood Chat room.   Grab a seat, and jump into the conversation. Rules: 1. Be Respectful 2. Negativity will not be tolerated 3. Form complete thoughts when you chat. Space Bar > Enter Key 4. Have Fun! You can follow the Friarhood on twitter, like us on facebook and if you want to listen to some Padres talk, click on Friarhood Radio.  On the...

Good, Bad, and Ugly 4/16 vs. Rockies

Padres earn first road victory, beating the Rockies 7-1WP: Cory Luebke (1-1) LP: Jeremy Guthrie (1-1)Homeruns - None The Good: Chase Headley 3-5 with three doubles (5), Chase extends his hit streak to eight games. Nick Hundley 3-5 double, 3RBI.  Building on his hit yesterday, Hundley comes up big in Colorado.  Cory Luebke 7IP, 6H, 1ER, 4K, 1BB.  74 of Luebke...

Dodgers turn controversial triple play against Padres (Video)

On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned a triple play against the San Diego Padres, but not without controversy as the home plate umpire appeared to call time before the Dodgers recorded the three outs. It happened in the top of the ninth inning with Padres runners on first and second. Padres batter Jesus Guzman squared to bunt, and Dodgers pitcher Javy Guerra pitched it...

Padres 7, Rockies 1

Cory Luebke threw seven efficient innings and Chase Headley tied a team record with three doubles, helping the San Diego Padres snap a four-game skid with a 7-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Luebke (1-1) breezed through the Rockies lineup on a brisk night, giving up six hits and one run. Lately, the Padres have made themselves quite at home at Coors Field,...

Daily Friar 4.16.12

The Padres lost yet another game yesterday. The only difference is this time it wasn't entirely their own doing. After coming back against Clayton Kershaw and tieing the game up 4-4, they got screwed over by a bad call by homeplate umpire Dale Scott. I won't go into much detail here as multiple articles below delve into it. But I will say that you could put this up there...

Dodgers turn triple play in 9th against Padres

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers turned a triple play in the ninth inning of their game against the San Diego Padres. The bizarre play came with the score tied 4-all Sunday. Chris Denorfia led off with a single against Javy Guerra. Chase Headley walked and Jesus Guzman squared to bunt the runners over, but the pitch came high and tight and hit Guzman's bat as he backed up from...

Daily Friar 4.14.12

I was in LA last night. Not for the game, but for a concert. I was however following the game on my phone and I was impressed that I saw a number higher than 2 next to the Padres. I was then impressed that we were able to tie the game up when it came to the 9th inning. Then all hell broke loose. It is sad how the Dodgers won that game. They didn't even have to put up a fight...

Dodgers turn bunt into triple play after home ump confuses himself, the Padres

#42 of the San Diego Padres was laying down a bunt with 2 on, nobody out in the top of the 9th yesterday against the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday. The ball hit behind home plate and the umpire... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Friarhood Radio Recap 4/14

The one year anniversary of Friarhood Radio was today.  I want to thank everyone for all the support you have given myself and the website.  We had a great show, if you missed any of it you can listen/download the podcasts here.  If you just want to listen to the interviews you are able to do that as well, here is the guest list from today with links attached.  Mark Grant ...

Sent Down To Triple-A As Kotsay Returns

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