Medica, Nady make Padres roster; Quentin on DL

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rookie Tommy Medica and 35-year-old Xavier Nady have made the San Diego Padres roster, while left fielder Carlos Quentin will start the season on the disabled list.
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Medica Make the Team

No one really pays attention to Spring Training statistics.  First, you’re getting a lot of at-bats against pitchers who aren’t Major League ready, or veterans working on something specific.  Or, you’re facing hitters who aren’t Major League ready, or veterans working on something specific.  Either way, the  numbers put up in the spring rarely (if ever) translate into...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Medica hits 3-run home run, Rangers beat Padres 8-4

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Prince Fielder kept up his hot spring training start by lining an RBI single in a two-run first inning and then doubling in the Texas Rangers' 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday. Acquired from Detroit in an offseason trade, Fielder is batting .400 (6 for 15) in spring training. His sixth-inning double down the right-field line off Alex Torres...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Put Me in, Coach: Tommy Medica

Leading into every baseball season, there are players who teams must count on to step up to the plate and take on a bigger role than they have had in the past. Maybe their team lost a key player due to injury, or maybe they had a player leave via free agency for more money elsewhere. What about the players though that are ready for a promotion, but find themselves blocked by another...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 11-7-13

Only 2 Padres prospects, Tommy Medica and Adys Portillo, played for the Javelinas tonight. Unfortunately, they both received negative results and endured nights that they hope to forget.   Hitters:   Tommy Medica-1B: 0-4, K   Pitchers:   Adys Portillo-RP: 1.1 IP, 2H, 4ER, 3BB, 0K   Notes: Tommy Medica continued his struggles in the Arizona Fall League after going 0-4 with a...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas League Player of the Year

Summary: For the second time in three years, San Antonio won the Texas League Championship despite losing their best hitter first baseman Tommy Medica before the finals. Hitting is never easy in San Antonio, but in addition to Medica the team boasted a talented outfield in Reymond Fuentes, Rico Noel and mid-season addition Yeison Ascencio. Approach: We use a simple formula for the...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Grant sings Van Halen after Padres home run

During Sunday's Padres-Braves game, San Diego rookie Tommy Medica hit his second career home run. Big deal, right? Well, as Medica was rounding the bases, Padres color commentator Mark Grant started singing Van Halen's "Panama", replacing the title of the song with "Medica".  Of course, this confused Dick Enberg, who had no idea what Grant was...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres Promote Tommy Medica

Things have been going well for Padres prospect Tommy Medica following Sunday night’s victory where the San Antonio Missions moved onto the Double-A Texas League Championship. Even better than the victory was the announcement that the young first baseman was being called up to the majors for a chance to show the club what he’s made of. The announcement came Sunday evening via...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: July 21

A pair of home runs by Tommy Medica who showed once again when healthy he is one of the best hitters in the organization. A tough loss for Joe Ross and Jaff Decker is hitting in Tucson.
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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