The Chihuahuas used 4 home runs to win a shootout. The Missions won a close won due to the bats of Jace Peterson and Rymer Liriano while the Storm’s offense spoiled a strong start from Bryan Rodriguez. Fort Wayne had the day off.
Hitting Prospect of the Day: Brooks Conrad
Pitching Prospect of the Day: Bryan Rodriguez
El Paso Chihuahuas 9, Tacoma Rainiers 5
The Tucson Padres finished off the past two weeks a bit on the down side as its record was 4-7 for that time span, including the All-Star break week.
Tucson will spend most of the past weeks at home, playing just one four game series in Tacoma, but will kick things off at home against Colorado Springs after the all-Star game.
The T-Pads finished off the first half of the season in...
Brandon Kloess continues to mow down opponents in the rotation. Tommy Medica and Reymond Fuentes make the Missions lineup much more formidable. The Storm get blanked while Joe Ross gets pounded in Ft. Wayne. Eugene's pen finds another way to lose while the rookie club rides a shutout to victory.
Each month, MadFriars looks at the best performers across the Padres minor league system. In May, Tucson (Triple-A), San Antonio (Double-A) and Fort Wayne (Low-A) all posted winning records, though in most cases the total was greater than the sum of the parts. There were still plenty of bright spots at every stop.
As a 26th-round pick out of little-known Ball State...
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I hope that all of you are having a safe weekend with whatever you have planned. I am still here in Peoria having a great time taking in some baseball and making me ever ready for opening day. Yesterday I was at the game against the Diamondbacks and was very impressed with what I saw. Tyson Ross was outstanding on the hill allowing very little...
Press Release provided by the San Diego Padres media department:
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced that they have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 21 players. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.
The list of non-roster invitees includes 11 right-handed pitchers, one left-handed pitcher, four catchers, four...
The San Diego Padres have obtained right-hander Brandon Kloess from the Chicago White Sox for outfielder Blake Tekotte.
The 27-year-old Kloess was a combined 6-3 with a 2.69 ERA for Double-A Birmingham and Triple-A Charlotte this year. He struck out 70 in 73 2-3 innings.
Tekotte, 25, was designated for assignment Friday. A third-round draft pick in 2008, he hit .163 (8 for 49)...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2012