Trammell, Poodles win Texas League title

Padres No. 2 prospect hits go-ahead grand slam in ninth inning

Taylor Trammell is greeted at home plate after his ninth-inning grand slam in Game 5 of the Texas League Finals. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By John Tranchina | September 15, 2019 7:27 PM ET

Padres No. 2 prospect Taylor Trammell hit a grand slam in the ninth inning as Amarillo stunned Tulsa, 8-3, to win the Texas League championship in its inaugural season.

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Reed, Poodles knot Texas League Finals

Padres No. 25 prospect homers to force Game 5 with Drillers

Buddy Reed is batting .308 with two homers and three RBIs in the Texas League Championship Series. (John Moore/Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Duane Cross | September 14, 2019 11:37 PM ET

San Diego Padres No. 25 prospect Buddy Reed homered as Double-A Amarillo blanked Tulsa, 3-0, to force Game 5 in the Texas League Championship Series.

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Wong drives Drillers one win from crown

Dodgers No. 28 prospect hits two-run shot in Game 3 victory

Connor Wong compiled a .349/.393/.604 slash line in 40 Texas League games since a July 15 promotion. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | September 13, 2019 11:59 PM ET

Dodgers No. 28 prospect Connor Wong ripped a two-run homer that powered Tulsa to a 2-0 win over Amarillo and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Texas League Championship Series on Friday.

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Acosta, Dust Devils stay alive in NWL Finals

Padres prospect homers, helps force decisive Game 5 vs. Hops

Matthew Acosta is 6-for-17 (.353) with four runs scored and two RBIs in six playoff games. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | September 11, 2019 2:00 AM ET

Padres outfield prospect Matthew Acosta belted a two-run homer and scored twice as Tri-City forced a decisive Game 5 in the Northwest League Finals with a 6-0 victory over Hillsboro on Tuesday.

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Ornelas leads Storm in Cal Finals opener

No. 12 Padres prospect reaches base four times in Game 1

Tirso Ornelas has hit 368 with a .961 OPS in the California League playoffs this season. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 11, 2019 1:02 AM ET

San Diego Padres No. 12 prospect Tirso Ornelas reached base four times, scored a run and drove in one as Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore topped Visalia, 5-2, in Game 1 of the Cal League Finals.

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Homza gets Dust Devils even in NWL

Padres prospect hits first-inning slam in Game 2 of Finals

The slam was Jonny Homza's fourth homer since the Padres took him in the fifth round of the 2017 Draft. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | September 9, 2019 12:17 AM ET

Padres prospect Jonny Homza hit a first-inning grand slam, his first homer of the season, as Tri-City beat Hillsboro, 9-1, to even the best-of-5 Northwest League Finals at one win apiece.

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Trammell propels Amarillo to Texas Finals

First-year Sod Poodles hold on after seven-run second inning

Amarillo is three victories away from claiming a Texas League title in its inaugural season. (Amarillo Sod Poodles)

By Shlomo Sprung | September 8, 2019 7:29 PM ET

Amarillo scored seven runs in the second inning and held on for a 7-5 win over Midland to advance to the Texas League Championship Series in their inaugural season.

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Martinez, Storm surge to Cal League Finals

Padres prospect hurls five shutout innings, offense pulls away

Lake Elsinore is three wins away from its first California League championship in eight years. (Lake Elsinore Storm)

By Jordan Wolf | September 8, 2019 1:55 AM ET

Adrian Martinez tossed five scoreless innings and Tucupita Marcano had three hits and three RBIs as Lake Elsinore beat Rancho Cucamonga, 11-2, to advance to the California League Finals.

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Dust Devils walk into Northwest Finals

Guilbe draws bases-loaded free pass in 10th inning in Game 3

Sean Guilbe hit .233/.318/.434 with 33 runs scored and 17 RBIs in 53 regular-season games. (Tri-City Dust Devils)

By Jordan Wolf | September 7, 2019 3:34 AM ET

Padres prospect Sean Guilbe drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, giving Tri-City a 3-2 win over Spokane on Friday and berth in the Northwest League Championship Series.

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Ornelas rallies Storm in extra-inning thriller

Padres No. 12 prospect delivers California League comeback

Tirso Ornelas rapped out five triples during the regular season, third-most for Lake Elsinore. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | September 6, 2019 3:16 AM ET

San Diego Padres prospect Tirso Ornelas plated the winning run as the Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore Storm beat the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, 7-6, in 10 innings in Game 2 of the California League semifinals.

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