Interview With Luis Urías

It’s just a little before five in the evening, and I’m standing in the home dugout of the San Antonio Missions.  The temperature is reaching into the 90s, and despite the shade, I’ve worked up enough beaded sweat to let my sunglasses slide down my nose if my […]

Weekly Prospect Review, June 19-25

While the Padres put together a rare week of .500 baseball, another week of minor league baseball is in the books.  The TinCaps and Storm had abbreviated weeks, as they had breaks for their All-Star games, while the Missions wrapped finished strong leading into their All-Star break (their […]

Prospect Spotlight: Franmil Reyes

As we’ve been counting down to the Top 50 prospects in the Padres system this week, it’s apparent that the strength in the organization is its pitchers.  Through trades, the draft, and international spending, there are lots of things to be excited about on the pitching side.  On […]

Predicting Pitcher Promotions

If you’ve followed the Padres farm system even a little bit in the past year, you’re well aware that much of the high-end talent is on the pitching side, and is found at the lower levels.  This is especially the case in High-A Lake Elsinore.  They just sent […]