On the daily schedule board in the far corner of the Padres clubhouse, there’s a list of each day’s activities organized into groups. Beneath the scheduled bullpen sessions and workout plans, a short 20-minute segment is blocked off for a handful of relievers. “Trevor Time,” the caption says.
The following is an excerpt from this week’s Pipeline Podcast, in which Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis are joined by Sam Geaney, the Padres’ director of player development, to discuss San Diego’s farm system. To listen to the show in its entirety, visit the MLB Pipeline Podcast page.
Padres general manager A.J. Preller has built one of baseball’s top farm systems. And the Major League squad will enter the season with one of the youngest rosters in baseball.
If Manuel Margot can build off his rookie campaign, the Padres might be set in center field for the foreseeable future.
The San Diego Padres appeared to be on the verge of a major splash Wednesday night, hinting on both Instagram and Twitter that a deal with free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer was close. Psych. On Thursday morning, a Padres official said a hacker was responsible for the Hosmer-related photo and tweets, adding that those social […]
Padres general manager A.J. Preller has never been one to shy away from challenging his best prospects. He made that much clear once again on Thursday, when the club announced its non-roster invites to Major League Spring Training.
Brad Hand has proven to be a dominant closer, so the success of the Padres’ 2018 bullpen may come down to how efficiently newcomer Kazuhisa Makita and Co. can get the ball to the All-Star lefty.
The Padres have been busy this offseason, and the lineup will have a slightly different look in 2018. San Diego filled a major need by trading for shortstop Freddy Galvis, and the club also brought back third baseman Chase Headley. On the flip side, the Padres parted ways with third baseman Ryan Schimpf, infielder Yangervis […]
Unlikely as it may have seemed two days ago, the Padres have emerged as one of baseball’s busiest clubs this week at the Winter Meetings.
Every year there are players who might not be at the top of prospect lists, but who use the Fall League as a bit of a coming out party. These are players who can be considered breakout prospects, with the usual caveat about small sample sizes.
Fernando Tatis Jr.’s remarkable 2017 campaign is officially over. His impact on the Padres’ offseason plans is not.