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San Diego Padres INF Cordoba Involved In Auto Accident (Reports)

According to reports, San Diego Padres infielder Allen Cordoba was involved in a car accident in his home country of Panama. A Padres team spokesperson said he was “unharmed” in the accident. As per a report from Jeff Sanders of The...
Via Friars on Base
16 days ago

San Diego Padres: Allen Cordoba’s Status Going Into 2018

Rookie Allen Cordoba performed well for the San Diego Padres over the first two months of the season last year. After the All-Star break, he saw his playing time drop dramatically. What will 2018 have in store for the Padres young talent...
Via Friars on Base
21 days ago

Padres Rule 5 draft is boring again. That’s not a bad thing.

The Padres didn’t select any players in the MLB Rule 5 draft for the first time in two years. Last year, the Padres acquired Miguel Diaz, Luis Torrens, and Allen Cordoba in the Rule 5 draft. The year before, they acquired four players and wound up keeping Luis Perdomo and Jabari Blash in the organization. Coming into the 2017 version of the Rule 5 draft, A.J. Preller’s reputation...
Via Gaslamp Ball
December 14, 2017

Rule 5 pick Cordoba faces Cards for first time

Once a highly-regarded prospect in the Cardinals system, Allen Cordoba was plucked by the Padres with the No. 3 selection in December's Rule 5 Draft. Having never played a game above Rookie ball before this season, many doubted whether he'd be able to stick at the Major League level. But he has.
August 22, 2017

Cordoba's confidence pays off atop lineup

Forget the qualifiers with Allen Cordoba. The 21-year-old rookie isn't merely a good player "for a Rule 5 pick." Two months into his big league career, he's been an impressive baseball player. Period.
June 03, 2017

Cordoba surpassing expectations early

Whatever the Padres envisioned as the best-case scenario for Allen Cordoba in his rookie season, he's already surpassed it. And then some.
May 26, 2017

San Diego Padres: Rule-5 Draftee’s Performance So Far

Assessing the performance of Allen Cordoba, and checking in on some of general manager A.J. Preller’s other impressive Rule 5 Draft additions. “No one has ever dominated a Rule 5 draft like A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres just...
Via Friars on Base
May 03, 2017

Rule 5 pick Cordoba hits 1st MLB homer

Allen Cordoba hits. He has hit everywhere he has ever played. Two weeks into the Everywhere he goes, Allen Cordoba hits. Two weeks into the 2017 season, that list now includes the big leagues.2017 season, that list now includes the big leagues.
April 18, 2017

Why Allen Cordoba Will Not Follow Jabari Blash

In recent days, there has been a fair amount of fan concern expressed over the St. Louis Cardinals having left Johnson City shortstop Allen Cordoba unprotected in the Rule 5 Draft, from where the Appalachian League batting champion was selected in the Major League phase by the San Diego Padres. Some think the Friars will hide Cordoba on their 40-man roster all season, no matter how...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
December 13, 2016

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