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Padres Make First Round of Spring Cuts

The Padres cut down the number of players they have at their big league camp in Peoria today, optioning pitchers Joe Ross and Adys Portillo, along with outfielder Daniel Robertson to the minor league camp. Additionally, pitcher Juan Oramas and outfielder Yeison Asencio were removed from the Padres 40-man roster. Oramas will be optioned to the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas roster on...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres and Pints: The Podcast! – Episode 11

In case you missed it over the weekend, we snuck a podcast episode out there. We were in Peoria, Arizona, drinking Coors Light, while sitting in a hotel room together that Trip Advisor rates 2 out of 5 stars. It was kind of weird. We talk about how awesome elastic waistbands are, Adys Portillo’s Wild Ride and the sights and sounds of Spring Training. Cheers! If you have any questions...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The House Flight: Weeks of 12/23/2013 to 1/5/2014

In case you weren’t paying attention… @GhostofRAK @ducksnorts it's called 'Essentials'. Which will also be the name of his men's cologne line. — PadresTrail (@PadresTrail) December 30, 2013 Always enjoy responsibly. Don’t read and drive. Inconsequential Padres: Rey Ordonez Arizona Fall League: Always Looking Forward, Never Back New Year’s Resolutions If I Had a Vote 2: Vote...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Fail: Adys Portillo Through the Years

In 2008, the San Diego Padres signed 16-year-old right-handed pitcher Adys Portillo out of Venezuela. The $2 million bonus baby was one of the top international prospects available on July 2, sporting an elite fastball and body you could dream on (6-3, 195). There were questions about his secondary stuff but, holy ****, a 16-year-old who can shove it at 95? Yes, please. It was a...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres sign Benoit through 2015, DFA Portillo

The Padres announced Saturday afternoon that the team has officially signed right-handed reliever Joaquin Benoit through 2015 with an option for 2016. With the announcement of Benoit’s signing, the team needed to make room on the team’s 40-man roster and as such pitcher Adys Portillo has been designated for assignment. Portillo has been a part of the Padres organization since being...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 11-13-13

Only two Padres prospects, Cory Spangenberg and Adys Portillo, played for the Javelinas tonight. Both players did well as Spangenberg went 2-5 with a triple and Portillo tossed a scoreless inning.   Hitters:   Cory Spangenberg-2B: 2-5, 3B, K, Run scored   Pitchers:   Adys Portillo-RP: 1.0 IP, 0H, 1BB, 1K   Notes: Cory Spangenberg continued to enjoy his terrific AFL season; following...
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November 14, 2013  |  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 strikeout...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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