The Chihuahuas were the only team in the organization to get a W today. They benefited from a strong start from Donn Roach and the continued solid play of Brooks Conrad.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Donn Roach/Josh Geer
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Brooks Conrad
El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Round Rock Express 4
Alex Castellanos – LF: 1-6, RBI, K
Brooks Conrad – 2B: 2-4, HR(14...
Donn Roach continues to pound strikes in San Antonio and Walker Weickel rebounds with a strong outing in Fort Wayne. There is a lot to like in the AZL with Jake Bauers and Johnny Barbato is emerging as a starting pitching prospect in Lake Elsinore.
As will be the story for much of this season three very good pitching performances by Donn Roach, Matt Wisler and Joe Ross. Offensively Tommy Medica picks up where he left off in San Antonio.
Hot News for P Donn Roach
Padres top prospects lists are everywhere. In an effort to change things up, we will not have our traditional top prospects list this year, instead we are going to have a cumulative top ten list. This list is based on a point system from the top prospects lists from mlb.com, Baseball America, minorleagueball.com, fangraphs.com, madfriars.com, and baseball prospectus...
Quality performances by three young pitchers - Robbie Erlin, Donn Roach and Brad Boxberger who were all brought over in trades. But the big story may be the accumulation of quality young arms in Fort Wayne led this month by Adys Portillo and Matt Wisler.
Donn Roach makes his Padre debut for the Storm. The Mission's haven't allowed a run in more than 3 games. Fort Wayne will play a double header tomorrow, and Tucson had the day off.
Signed RHP Michael Wuertz to a minor-league contract. [5/2]
Wuertz followed a decorated 2009 season with injury-shortened offerings in 2010 and 2011. A March workout brought no closure and neither did a rumor concerning Seattle’s interest and subsequent change of heart in signing Wuertz. It took long enough, but the Reds were willing to give Wuertz a roster spot with the hope...
The San Diego Padres have traded right handed pitcher Ernesto Frieri to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange of infielder Alexi Amarista and right handed pitcher Donn Roach according to the Padres official Twitter account.
Frieri, 26, is 1-0 with a 2.31 ERA, 0.6 HR/9, 3.1 BB/9 and 13.9 SO/9 in 11.2 innings with the Padres. Amarista debuted in the Majors in 2011 when he hit .154/.182...
The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired infielder Alexi Amarista and right-handed pitcher Donn Roach from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ernesto Frieri.