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.
The Padres enter free agency this month with many of the same needs they had a year ago.
The majority of the Padres’ coaching staff is expected to return for the 2018 season, with two notable absences.
Mike Rosenbaum checks in on the Padres’ Arizona Fall League participants, a group that includes a pair of talented 20-year-old prospects in Luis Urias and Josh Naylor.
There was one downside to Brad Hand becoming the Padres’ full-time closer on July 24 with the trade of Brandon Maurer to Kansas City.
There is no offseason for the Padres Inbox.
My personal pick for Padres Rookie of the Year is right-handed starting pitcher Dinelson Lamet.
The Padres enter the offseason with a combination of young Major Leaguers and prospects who they believe will shine in San Diego for the better part of the next decade.
Six Padres rookies played on Opening Day in Los Angeles this April — a tone-setter for the youth-oriented approach the organization would take toward the 2017 season.
Pablo Sandoval’s journey back to the Giants’ organization wasn’t easy by any stretch. But the third baseman sent the 2017 season off in dramatic fashion Sunday, launching a walk-off home run to lift the Giants to a victory in the season finale over the Padres, 5-4.
As members of the San Francisco Giants’ brain trust ponder how to improve their last-place club for 2018, they should rethink their approach to playing the San Diego Padres. San Diego has dominated the season series, winning 11 of 16 entering the teams’ season-ending, three-game set beginning Friday at AT&T Park. Rookie right-hander Chris Stratton […]