ABRAHAM ALMONTE NEWS

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
12 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 131 (MIL vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. trying desperately to think of ways to have your commemorative brick removed from the soon-to-be renamed Bud Selig Hall of Fame Plaza.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (60-70) defeated the Milwaukee Brewers (73-58) last night by a score of 4-1.  Tyson...
Via Padres Public
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres trip up Brewers, 4-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross pitched 6 1/3 strong 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. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres trip up Brewers, 4-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross pitched 6 1/3 strong 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. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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

SAN DIEGO (AP) Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong 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. Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 (SD at LA)

Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. We had ourselves a good old-fashioned pitchers duel last night at Chavez Ravine.  Dodger Ace Clayton Kerhsaw no-hit the Padres for 5 2/3.  Tyson Ross was almost as good, allowing 3 Los Angeles baserunners, two of whom were erased...
Via Padres Public
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – good pitching Thursday was here in full force

I crack jokes every so often about “good pitching days”, when multiple starting pitchers light the world on fire. Yesterday was probably the most prime example of this – 15 of the 16 pitchers that got starts went at least six innings, and 14 of the 16 threw quality starts. We also had four complete games on the day, three of which came by pitchers that earned losses. Sometimes...
Via Bloguin Best
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – good pitching Thursday was here in full force

I crack jokes every so often about “good pitching days”, when multiple starting pitchers light the world on fire. Yesterday was probably the most prime example of this – 15 of the 16 pitchers that got starts went at least six innings, and 14 of the 16 threw quality starts. We also had four complete games on the day, three of which came by pitchers that earned losses. Sometimes...
Via The Outside Corner
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 124 (SD at LAD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after spending an EVENING LISTENING TO THAT PA SYSTEM AT DODGER STADIUM. WHAT? SHOUTING!? YAHOOOO-OOOOOOOH YEAH BABY SORRY ABOUT THAT!  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (58-65) lost 8-6 to the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-56) to open up a three game series at Chavez Ravine. The fortunes...
Via Padres Public
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres @ Dodgers Aug. 19, 2014: Don’t Underestimate the Padres

It’s only been a little over a month since the Dodgers last saw the Padres, but this is a very different San Diego team. Padres Dodgers 7:10 p.m. PT Los Angeles 3B Solarte 2B Gordon CF Almonte CF Puig LF Smith 1B Gonzalez 2B Gyorko RF Kemp 1B Goebbert LF Crawford CF Liriano 3B Turner ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres polish off Rockies with win

San Diego 5, Colorado 3 When: 6:40 PM ET, Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California Temperature: 76° Umpires: Home – Lance Barrett, 1B – Dana DeMuth, 2B – Ron Kulpa, 3B – Ed Hickox Attendance: 23902 By SportsDirect Inc. Padres 5, Rockies 3: Rymer Liriano hit his first major-league homer and Abraham Almonte added his initial National League blast...
Via Mile High Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Liriano's first homer helps Padres beat Rockies

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rymer Liriano's first big league homer was a two-run shot in the fourth inning and Abraham Almonte also went deep to help the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 Wednesday to tie their season-high with their fifth straight win. Jedd Gyorko tied his career-high with four hits for the Padres, who are 16-8 since the All-Star break, including winning 11 of...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies offense continues struggles in loss

San Diego 4, Colorado 1 When: 10:10 PM ET, Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Where: Petco Park, San Diego, California Temperature: 73° Umpires: Home – Ron Kulpa, 1B – Ed Hickox, 2B – Lance Barrett, 3B – Dana DeMuth Attendance: 27188 By SportsDirect Inc. Padres 4, Rockies 1: Odrisamer Despaigne tossed seven scoreless innings and Chris Nelson drove in a pair as San Diego topped visiting...
Via Mile High Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 109 (ATL vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy when you spend an evening at the movies watching Guardians of the Galaxy pub.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were watching genetically modified racoons pilot spaceships and kick ass drinking. The Padres (49-60) pounded the Atlanta Braves (58-52) 10-1 last night, led by Tommy Medica‘s two home runs...
Via Padres Public
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade Deadline Moves Baffling For Seattle Mariners

Right at the trade deadline on Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-way trade, sending Cy Young award winner David Price from Tampa Bay to Detroit, outfielder Austin Jackson from Detroit to Seattle, and pitcher Drew Smyly and second baseman Nick Franklin to Tampa Bay from Detroit and Seattle respectively.  The Rays also acquired...
Via Oregon Sports News
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

In Austin Jackson, Mariners Land Decent Player and Massive Upgrade

In one of the smaller moves of the day, the Mariners dealt Abraham Almonte and another minor leaguer to the Padres for Chris Denorfia. It wasn’t a trade that caught much attention, because neither of the younger guys is of any real consequence, and Denorfia is a rental having a down season. It was just […]
Via Fangraphs
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Acquire OF Chris Denorfia From Padres

The Seattle Mariners‘ issues in the OF are well documented, and they look to be at least attempting to address that issue trading for former Padre Chris Denorfia. In return, the San Diego Padres will receive OF Abraham Almonte, and RHP Stephen Kohlscheen. Denorfia has struggled this season, only slashing .242/.293/.319 with a wRC+ of 76, […]
Via Baseball Essential
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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