On Prospect Rankings

Baseball, seemingly more than any other sport, is a game of numbers.  The difference between getting a hit 27% of the time and 31% is a big one.  Catching up to a 98 MPH fastball is tougher to do than one that reaches only 93 MPH.  If the […]

Javier Guerra Promoted to San Antonio

This afternoon, shortstop Javier Guerra was promoted from Lake Elsinore (High-A) to San Antonio (Double-A).  As of yet, no corresponding move has been announced for Lake Elsinore, but Guerra fills a spot left vacant by outfielder Nick Schulz, who was promoted to El Paso (Triple-A) after Franchy Cordero […]

Weekly Prospect Review, July 10-16

It was a very interesting week for the Padres farm system.  Cal Quantrill and Josh Naylor made their Double-A debuts and the Missions completed a four-game sweep to maintain their Texas League South Divison best (15-8) record.  Fresh off the Triple-A All-Star break, the El Paso Chihuahuas have […]