Brandon Valenzuela Instills Confidence In Padres
The 20-year-old catcher at Low-A impressed player development officials with his skills on both sides of the plate.
Josh Mears Jumps On The Radar
Mears will be remembered for his mammoth spring training home run, but the Padres think he can be more than a one-dimensional slugger.
Offseason Upgrades Won't Hold Back Padres Power Trio
MacKenzie Gore, Adrian Morejon and Ryan Weathers don't appear to fit in a crowded San Diego rotation, but that doesn't mean they're squeezed out of the pitching staff.
Padres Reinforce Outfield Depth Chart
The Padres made two low-cost acquisitions in December to improve the organization's outfield depth.
Mason Thompson Shows Off At Instructs
The Padres added the 23-year-old to the 40-man roster after showing promise in the bullpen at fall instructs.
Tirso Ornelas Earns ABs In Mexican Pacific League
Still just 20 years old, Tirso Ornelas was holding his own in the Mexican Pacific League as he auditions for a 40-man roster spot.
Reggie Lawson Learns To Take It Slow
A new pitch and improved health outlook have the 22-year-old poised for big things as he repeats Double-A.
Luis Patino Learns From Early Struggles
The 20-year-old righthander rocketed to Double-A late in 2019 after recovering from a rocky start in the California League.
Trent Grisham Helps Balance The Lineup
The Padres badly needed lefthanded lineup presence, prompting them to trade promising middle infielder Luis Urias to the Brewers for Grisham.
2019 Minor League Team Of The Year: Amarillo Sod Poodles
An Amarillo team loaded with Padres prospects won the Texas League in its return to affiliated ball.