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We are proud to announce The San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2012. Peter Friberg has been studying minor league and amateur baseball players for nearly 10 years and has been writing about Padres minor leaguers for approximately eight. Peter has compiled his top 30 prospects in the Padres system for 2012, we are now into the top 10, continuing with #7 James Darnell
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2011 San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects
Outlook: Darnell will likely get a shot this Spring Training to take RF away from Will Venable. Or, if the Padres trade Chase Headley, Darnell will likely get a shot at 3B at least until Gyorko is ready. At worst, the Padres will send James back to Tucson for some AAA batting practice before a mid-season promotion.
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We are proud to announce The San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2012. Peter Friberg has been studying minor league and amateur baseball players for nearly 10 years and has been writing about Padres minor leaguers for approximately eight. Peter has compiled his top 30 prospects in the Padres system for 2012, we are now into the top 10, continuing with #5 Joseph Wieland
PADRES PRESS RELEASEPadres acquire Cory Burns from Indians in exchange for Aaron Cunningham
The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Cory Burns from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Aaron Cunningham. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement. Burns, 24, went 2-5 with 35 saves in 37 chances...
The Indians acquired outfielder Aaron Cunningham from the San Diego Padres earlier today for Minor League pitcher Cory Burns, according to baseball sources close to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN (later confirmed by the team). In a parallel move, the Indians announced that they have designated Josh Judy for assignment.
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The Indians have acquired outfielder Aaron Cunningham from the Padres for minor leaguer Cory Burns, according to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick (on Twitter).
Today is a special day for the Friarhood family. Our holiday event "Hot Stove, Warm Hearts" will be held tonight at The Tilted Kilt in downtown (right next to Petco Park). I for one am excited to be among baseball people and possibly win some great prizes and enjoy great food. Oh and Mat Latos will be there so that's pretty cool too. Here are Padres related links...
Here is the scouting report written around this time last year in advance of the 2011 season for right-handed pitcher Cory Burns. The Indians lost him today in a trade with the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Aaron Cunningham. This report has only been available in my 2011 Prospect Book and not available on-line until now. (Note: the video included below is new and would...
According to Ken Rosenthal from yesterday, The Padres will be active very soon in the trade market. When it comes to trade rumors, "very soon" has many meanings. It could be that we see at least one move this week, or it could mean that moves will be made after the new year. The Padres have typically been a team that dips into the free agent pool in January to pick...
On Friday, the Indians completed a trade with the Padres to add Aaron Cunningham. In order to acquire the young outfielder, Cleveland sent Minor League reliever Cory Burns to San Diego.
Last night we at the Friarhood held our first annual holiday event and it was an awesome night. Local celebrities showed up as Mat Latos, Jane Mitchell, John Weisbarth, and Tom Garfinkel were all in attendance. Great prizes were given away and great conversation was to be had. I for one spent most of the night talking about the team with Dave and Laura Perek who are new to...
The San Diego Padres acquired right- handed minor-league pitcher Cory Burns from the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Aaron Cunningham.