By Friar Wire
By Mike Janela
Having surrendered a number of top prospects to acquire veterans in the last 18 months of moves, the Padres minor league system fell far in many prospect mavens’ rankings heading…
By Bill on Baseball
Aug. 1, 2016
There’s no cavalry coming to rescue the Hoppers.
The team that ripped off 39 wins in 50 games from May 16 to July 9 is struggling lately. Monday’s 2–1 loss to…
June 25, 2016
The Hoppers have pulled out some dramatic victories in the last few weeks, but Saturday night things went the other way and they lost a game they probably should…
May 25, 2016
Chris Paddack made up for lost time Wednesday afternoon.
The 20-year-old right-hander breezed through four innings in his debut to set the tone…
July 6, 2014
Just when kt seemed the Hoppers’ pitching couldn’t get any better, it did.
L.J. Brewster and two relievers combined for a two-hit shutout Wednesday…
June 12, 2016
Pitching in daylight doesn’t bother Chris Paddack and pitching in heat and humidity doesn’t bother him, either.
July 1, 2016
On Thursday I clicked on a story about the Marlins acquiring relief pitcher Fernando Rodney from the San Diego Padres.