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Tatis, hurlers forecast sunny days in San Diego

Strong system shines through with Padres Organization All-Stars
December 4, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.Since the Padres' last winning season -- 2010, the year

Marlins' Lee highlights Players of the Week

Jacksonville outfielder makes strong first impression after trade
July 3, 2017

Not even a change of address could slow down Braxton Lee.In the same week he was dealt from the Rays to the Marlins and moved from Double-A Montgomery to Jacksonville, Lee was named Southern League Offensive Player of the Week after going 12-for-21 (.571) with a homer, a triple, two

Villanueva, Carpenter named Player, Pitcher of the Week

El Paso IF honored for second time this year; Albuquerque LHP collects first career weekly honor
July 3, 2017

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Pacific Coast League announced today that El Paso Chihuahuas' infielder Christian Villanueva and Albuquerque Isotopes' left-hander Ryan Carpenter have been selected the Player and Pitcher of the Week for the period of June 26-July 2. Villanueva is honored for the second time this year, the

Villanueva clubs two more blasts for El Paso

Padres infielder continues tear, bumps five-day homer total to six
July 1, 2017

Christian Villanueva blasted four home runs in Triple-A El Paso's recently concluded four-game series against Sacramento. On Friday night, it was Reno's turn to fall victim to the red-hot slugger.The Padres infielder drilled two homers for the second straight night and finished 3-for-5 in the Chihuahuas' 13-4 win over the

TinCaps' Tatis highlights Players of the Week

Padres No. 6 prospect batted .462 with seven extra-base hits
May 22, 2017

Many Minor Leaguers make a habit of checking in with their parents, especially during their first full season, when the daily grind can be most daunting. For Fernando Tatis Jr., he has an 11-year Major League veteran on the other end of the line."He watches when he can and goes

Villanueva, Font tabbed week's best

Chihuahua 3B hit .480 in 7 games; Dodger RHP had 25 strikeouts in 12 IP
May 22, 2017

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Pacific Coast League announced Monday that El Paso Chihuahuas' third baseman Christian Villanueva and Oklahoma City Dodgers' right-hander Wilmer Font have been named the League's Player and Pitcher of the Week for May 15-21. Villanueva hit .480 over seven games, while Font recorded 25 strikeouts

Chihuahuas' Villanueva continues May surge

Padres farmhand homers and plates three in 5-for-5 game
May 20, 2017

Christian Villanueva needed two days to shake off some early-season woes. That was no surprise to Triple-A El Paso hitting coach Morgan Burkhart."He's a good hitter. I've seen what he's done in the past," Burkhart said. "He's got a lot of abilities there and he's still young. He has good