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Chad Hamner

Nix Solid In Double-A Debut

A day after being promoted to the Padres Double-A affiliate the San Antonio Missions, Jacob Nix threw a scoreline of 5IP, 7H, 2ER, 1BB, 3K, 0HR – a good showing against the Midland Rockhounds, the AA affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. Although Nix gave up 7 hits, no […]

Joey Lucchesi Has Shaky AA Debut

After dominating the Cal League with the Padres A+ affiliate the Lake Elsinore Storm, Joey Lucchesi received a much deserved promotion to the AA San Antonio Missions. At 24 years old, the 2016 4th round draft pick is already quite a bit older than the prospects he faced […]

Manuel Margot Returns from the DL

Rookie centerfielder Manuel Margot has returned from the 10-day Disabled List after more than a month since his most recent major league game, going 0-4 with two strikeouts. The top prospect was diagnosed with “right calf inflammation,” which was especially concerning due to the amount of production Margot […]