Luis Campusano-Bracero

The Padres’ second-round pick (#39 overall) is catcher Luis Campusano-Bracero (named just Luis Campusano by the Padres’ tweet although the -Bracero was his full name said in the draft) from Cross Creek High School in Georgia. Here are some quick links from draft experts on who was considered […]

Padres Call-Up Phil Maton

MLB.com beat writer A.J. Casavell is reporting that El Paso closer Phil Maton is being promoted to the major league club with Kevin Quackenbush’s name noticeably absent from today’s lineup card.  This will mark the first time that an A.J. Preller draftee will reach the majors for the […]

Ryan Schimpf Optioned to El Paso

This afternoon, the Padres announced that Ryan Schimpf has been optioned to Triple-A El Paso.  Relief pitcher José Valdez has been recalled, and will join the big league club for the second time this season since being claimed from the Angels in May. Schimpf, who has started 83 […]