Monday, September 1st: Michael Soto’s HR Helps Snappers Go Out with a Win while Sacramento’s Season Ends with a Big Loss and Hounds & Ports Prepare for Playoffs

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Beloit Snappers First Baseman Michael Soto (2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs)   MIDWEST LEAGUE  (Class-A) Wisconsin Timber Rattlers  5 Beloit Snappers               11 WP – Bragg 4-0 / 3.23 HR – Soto (7), Pohl (6), Ludy (3) Farmhand Of The Game: First Baseman Michael Soto (2 for 3 / Home Run / 2 RBIs) With Beloit down by a run in the bottom of...
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Wednesday, May 28th: Ports & Hounds Win Easily on Wednesday while Cats & Snappers Go Down to Defeat and Russell Returns to Action in Arizona

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Seth Streich (5 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) San Jose Giants    2 Stockton Ports  10 WP – Streich 5-4 / 3.30 HR – McKinney (7), Healy (5), Crocker 2 (4) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Seth Streich (5 IP / 3 H / 0 ER / 2 BB / 4 K / Win) RHP Seth Streich turned in another strong start for...
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Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-6-13

The Missions won as 3rd baseman Jake Blackwood drove in 4 runs and centerfielder Rico Noel raised his average to .462 over the 3 playoff games. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Rodney Daal Pitching Player of the Day: Eddie Bonine   San Antonio Missions 7, Corpus Christi Hooks 6 Rico Noel-CF: 2-5, RBI, BB, K, Run scored Cory Spangenberg-2B: 2-6, 2B, K, 2 Runs scored Tommy Medica-1B...
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Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-23-13

Led by Reymond Fuentes and Mike Wilson, the T-Pads turned in another explosive offensive performance. The only other farm team to win, the TinCaps, enjoyed a fantastic pitching performance from Walker Weickel. The rest of the farm struggled offensively. Hitting Prospect of the Day: Mike Wilson Pitching Player of the Day: Walker Weickel   Tucson Padres 13, Tacoma Rainiers 6 Reymond...
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Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-30-13

The Missions were the only farm team able to record a victory today. Offense was scarce all around the farm; the T-Pads and the Emeralds were shutout and the Missions and the Storm both scored 4 runs. The TinCaps were the lone team to provide any substantial offense, but unfortunately their pitching let them down as they lost 10-9. Hitting Player of the Day: Luis Domoromo Pitching...
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Three for the Show: Relief Pitching

In the immortal words of Huey Lewis: This is it! The tenth and final piece in the series is here. Whew! I have concluded my identification of the top three players at each position in the Padres’ minor league system. Up last: Relief Pitching. Same general disclaimer as the last piece on pitching applies here. The system is rife with talent on the mound, so I’ve chosen a few...
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Organizational Report: June 2012

(Sorry about missing the May report. Must've hit the snooze button that month.)San Diego’s farm system is faring very much like the big league club: occupying last or nearly last in their respective divisions, top to bottom. So, despite the teams not performing, fortunately there are some interesting individual performances that are noteworthy. Some expected, others not. DSL...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 7.3.12

The Padres are winning games. Plain and simple. I know right now is a weak spot in the schedule, but they are actually winning games. It's kind of nice to be playing exciting baseball, even if it is on the road. It's a way to tell the rest of the league that yes we do have some talent. This season is all but over, so we are getting a preview of 2013. And if this is what 2013...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 San Antonio Missions Roster

With baseball about to kickoff at the major league and minor league levels we have the most up to date roster information for you. The roster is still subject to change, but here is a look at the roster for the 2012 San Antonio Missions San Antonio:Starting rotation (not necessarily in this order):Robert Erlin (L)Juan Oramas (L)Keyvius SampsonAndrew Werner (L)Hayden Beard Bullpen...
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