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Padres struggling demote Middlebrooks, recall Almonte

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have sent struggling infielder Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A El Paso and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte. Middlebrooks was hitting just .212 and had committed seven errors. He was obtained from Boston in one of general manager A.J. Preller's offseason deals that remade the roster. The Padres have struggled to meet expectations. Almonte is...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres option Middlebrooks to Triple-A, recall Almonte

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres optioned infielder Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte. Middlebrooks has struggled with consistency this season, hitting .212 in 83 games with 9 home runs and 29 RBI. Almonte was hitting .275 with 35 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 61 games for El Paso, the Triple-A affiliate for the Padres.  
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks Optioned to El Paso, Almonte Called Up

Photo: San Diego Padres, Fantasy Sports Network As of Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 am, San Diego Padres third baseman/shortstop Will Middlebrooks has been optioned to Triple-A El Paso. Middlebrooks, who was acquired from the Boston Red Sox in the offseason, has appeared in 83 games with the Padres up to this point, and has posted a .212 average with a .241 on-base percentage. As of...
Via Friarhood
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-19-15

The Chihuahuas swept a double-header due to a monster performance from Tommy Medica. The Missions enjoyed a great pitching performance from James Needy while every other farm team played in a 1 run game.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: James Needy   Game 1: El Paso Chihuahuas 7, Fresno Grizzlies 1 Abraham Almonte – CF: 1-2, 2B, RBI, 2BB...
Via Friarhood
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-29-15

The Chihuahuas and the TinCaps were the only teams to earn victories on the farm tonight. The Chihuahuas won in blowout fashion while the TinCaps won a close won 2-0.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Casey McElroy/Alex Dickerson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Thomas Dorminy   El Paso Chihuahuas 14, Tacoma Rainiers 1 Abraham Almonte – CF: 0-5, RBI, BB, K, 2 Runs scored Casey McElroy...
Via Friarhood
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-18-15

It was an exciting night on the farm as the Dust Devils played their first game of the season. The Chihuahuas and Storm both won shootouts while the Missions split a doubleheader against the RockHounds.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alex Dickerson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas 11, Salt Lake Bees 10 Abraham Almonte – CF: 3-5, 2B, 2RBI, BB, Run scored...
Via Friarhood
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres activate OF Melvin Upton Jr., option Almonte

CINCINNATI (AP) The San Diego Padres activated outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the 15-day disabled list and sent outfielder Abraham Almonte to Triple-A El Paso after Sunday's loss to Cincinnati. Upton will join brother Justin on the Padres. He'll be ready to play Monday night in Atlanta - he was traded by the Braves to San Diego for closer Craig Kimbrel in a multiplayer deal on...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

DeGrom dominates Padres to lead Mets to 7-0 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Jacob deGrom took a perfect game into the sixth and allowed two hits over eight innings, leading the New York Mets to a 7-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night. The lanky right-hander struck out the first four batters and did not allow a baserunner until Clint Barmes led off the sixth with single through the right side of the infield. After striking out...
Via AP on Fox
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 50 (PIT vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (24-26) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23), 6-2, on a walk-off grand slam from Derek Norris last night in the second of their four-game series at Petco Park. James Shields (6-0, 3.69) and Francisco...
Via Padres Public
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Norris' walk-off grand slam lifts Padres to win over Pirates

  Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd Gyorko started...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Norris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates

SAN DIEGO (AP) Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 46 (SD at LAA)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (21-25) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-22), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at Angel Stadium. Neither Tyson Ross (2-4, 3.84) nor Jered Weaver...
Via Padres Public
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What Will the Padres Do With Melvin Upton?

Question no. 1: When Melvin Upton returns from his 50-plus at-bat minor league rehab assignment, what will the Padres do with him? Why this question shouldn’t be answered: Upton plays center field, the same position where Wil Myers used to attempt to play — that is, until Myers moved to first base after Yonder Alonso hit the disabled list. Then Myers himself hit the DL, which...
Via Padres Public
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Nationals 4, Padres 1

  View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals have now won 14 of their last 18 games, as they topped the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Saturday night. With the win they are now just one-half game behind the New York Mets for first place in the National League East. The Nationals are 4-2 on their west coast swing, and look to take the four-game series with San Diego in...
Via KCM Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: San Diego Padres 4, Seattle Mariners 2

Tonight, the Mariners had a game that was much more like all the others we have seen in recent years: a low scoring affair, as the Mariners were unable to topple the Padres’ early lead as they go on to lose 4-2. Taijuan Walker worked 6 strong innings, walking 1 and striking out 6.  But he also gave up two early runs to San Diego, landing him with the lose despite the solid outing...
Via Seattle Side Up!
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres place 1B Alonso on DL, recall OF Almonte

PHOENIX (AP) The San Diego Padres have put first baseman Yonder Alonso on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte from Triple-A El Paso. Manager Bud Black had revealed the intended move on Friday and the team made it official on Saturday. Alonso bruised his right shoulder diving for a groundball in the eighth inning of the Padres' 11-0 loss to the Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-14-15

Despite a 3 RBI game from Edwin Moreno, the TinCaps were unable to secure their first victory of the season. Justin Hancock and Ryan Butler combined for 13 scoreless innings tonight while the Chihuahuas dropped a close one to the Aces.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Edwin Moreno Pitching Prospect of the Day: Justin Hancock/Ryan Butler   El Paso Chihuahuas 2, Reno Aces 4 Abraham...
Via Friarhood
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-13-15

The Missions were the only team in the organization to tally a win tonight. The Chihuahuas and the Storm both lost 1-run games while the TinCaps were blown out by the Lugnuts.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Jose Rondon Pitching Prospect of the Day: Walter Lockett   El Paso Chihuahuas 1, Reno Aces 2 Abraham Almonte – CF: 1-4 Jake Goebbert – RF: 0-3, BB, Run scored Tommy Medica...
Via Friarhood
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-12-15

The TinCaps finally got to play a game! Unfortunately, Fort Wayne lost their season opener, but they enjoyed some strong individual performances during the game. The Chihuahuas and Storm both won close games while the Missions lost to the Cardinals by a score of 4-2.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Nick Schulz Pitching Prospect of the Day: Elliot Morris   El Paso Chihuahuas 7, Tacoma...
Via Friarhood
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-up: 4-11-15

Tough night on the farm as the Storm collected the only victory. The Chihuahuas were blown out for the second time in as many nights, and the Missions are still waiting for an offensive spark. The TinCaps are just trying to play a game; their first 3 games this season have been postponed.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso...
Via Friarhood
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-10-15

The Missions evened their record at 1-1 following an extremely close 1-0 victory. Both the Chihuahuas and the Storm were blown out, and they too now have 1-1 records. The TinCaps are still waiting to play their first game as their first two games of the season have been postponed.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas...
Via Friarhood
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-9-15

Minor league baseball is back! The Chihuahuas and the Storm started off strong in their openers; both teams scored double digit runs and collected victories. Unfortunately, the Missions did the opposite as they lost and allowed 10 runs.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Abraham Almonte/Brett Wallace Pitching Prospect of the Day: Ryan Butler   El Paso Chihuahuas 11, Tacoma Rainiers...
Via Friarhood
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 141 (SD at COL)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (66-75) lost to the Colorado Rockies (60-81) in twelve innings last night by a score of 7-6.  It was a disappointing end to a long (4:52) game that saw the Friars come back from a 6-2 deficit to tie it up. Joe Wieland ...
Via Padres Public
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

August players of the month

Hitter of the month: CF – Abraham Almonte August totals:  288/312/411 –   2 HR, 3 2B, 7 RBI, 9 R If there was a month where the entire team contributed, and no one stood out, it would be August 2014.  While newcomer Yangervis Solarte was solid and Alexi Amarista posted one of the better months of his career, the nod here goes to one of the newest Padres.  Since coming over...
Via Friarhood
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross, Almonte lead Padres to 4-1 win over Brewers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross had another strong game on the mound, and also came through at the plate. Ross gave up a run and four hits over 6 1-3 innings, Abraham Almonte homered and drove in two runs, and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak. At the plate, Ross doubled and scored in the third and walked in the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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