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Best streams of 2019: All-Star Games

Robert reigns as MVP; Betts walks off with another Derby win
June 22, 2020

There’s no better time to see the brightest stars of baseball’s future than at Minor League All-Star Games, when the best of the best get the chance to battle for bragging rights after earning a spot during the first half of a long season. It's a reward for the players,

Toolshed: Meet the 2019 All-MiLB team

Robert, Lux, Cron, Gore headline Minors' best performers
December 17, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club. This edition of Toolshed covers the entire Minor Leagues, picking out the players who enjoyed

Sluggers dominate 2019 PCL All-Star list

Top-100 prospects Tucker, Kieboom, Diaz among honorees
August 28, 2019

As expected, this group features a real murderer's row of hitting talent from the Minors' top level.Top-100 prospectsKyle Tucker, Carter Kieboom and Isan Díaz combined with dominant sluggers like Kevin Cron, Ty France and Jared Walsh to form the 2019 Pacific Coast League end-of-season All-Stars, the Triple-A circuit announced Monday.

Missing .400, Padres' France hits his goal

Callup at .399 mark illustrates difficulty of rare feat in Minors
August 20, 2019

Ty France went 1-for-11 over the weekend. His .399 average for Triple-A El Paso didn't budge. It probably won't at any point over the next 14 days, when the Chihuahuas play the final 14 games on their schedule.The Padres on Friday recalled the 25-year-old infielder, meaning he doesn't figure to

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 10

Four hits for Padres' France; more zeros for Marlins' Sanchez
August 11, 2019

Padres 3B Ty France, Triple-A El Paso: 4-for-5, HR, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R -- Four-hit games are pretty uncommon, just not for San Diego's No. 24 prospect. France registered his eighth of the season and fourth in his last nine games as the Chihuahuas outslugged San Antonio, 10-9.

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 2

Padres' France collect four hits; Bucs' Keller strikes out 12
August 3, 2019

Padres 3B Ty France, Triple-A El Paso: 4-for-5, 2B, RBI, R -- Already with one four-hit night to begin August, France produced an equally strong encore with another four-hit game. After striking out in the first inning, the Padres' No. 24 prospect collected hits in four straight at-bats, including a double

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 1

O's Hall fans 10; Padres' France continues PCL dominance
August 1, 2019

Orioles LHP DL Hall, Class A Advanced Frederick: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 10 K -- Baltimore's No. 3 prospect matched a career high in strikeouts and fanned six his first time through the Myrtle Beach lineup. He did not allow a hit until the fifth when back-to-back

France powers PCL to another All-Star win

Padres No. 27 prospect homers, leads El Paso hometown effort
July 11, 2019

EL PASO, Texas -- The Chihuahuas were looking to show off their city and ballpark at the Triple-A All-Star Game at Southwest University Park, but with power at the plate and dazzling defense on the diamond, Ty France and Luis Urías made sure the Padres prospects got their share of

Braves' Waters rolls to Player of the Week

No. 59 overall prospect batted .444/.459/.722 with two home runs
June 17, 2019

Drew Waters had heard how difficult the jump to Double-A could be, so coming into this season, he hoped he'd still be able to hit at a high level against stiffer competition. But keeping his offseason tweaks in mind, he's allaying his own fears and breaking through with some gaudy

El Paso's France slugs two more homers

Padres No. 30 prospect has gone deep in four straight games
June 14, 2019

Ty France has scorched his way through the Pacific Coast League since his return to Triple-A El Paso.The Padres' No. 30 prospect went deep twice on Friday, extending his home run streak to four games, in the Chihuahuas' 7-4 loss to New Orleans at Southwest University Park. He went 2-for-3, bringing

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 12

Twins' Thorpe deals nine K's; Padres' France keeps raking
June 13, 2019

Twins LHP Lewis Thorpe, Triple-A Rochester: 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 9 K -- It's been a long road to the top of the Minor Leagues for Thorpe, who is in his second full season back from Tommy John surgery, but his last few outings suggest the

Padres' France among week's top hitters

El Paso infielder led Minors with seven homers in seven games
April 22, 2019

The last time Ty France played for a team in San Diego, he was an average-over-power third baseman at San Diego State. He could be on the verge of heading back, this time as a slugging second baseman with the Major League club. The Padres prospect has been named the

Naylor, France go back-to-back twice

Padres prospects power Chihuahuas in romp over Aces
April 21, 2019

It didn't take long for Josh Naylor to get comfortable in the Pacific Coast League. Ty France is just picking up where he left off. Naylor, San Diego's 11th-ranked prospect, and France crushed back-to-back homers in the third inning and again in the fifth Sunday afternoon, powering Triple-A El Paso to

League-high nine Missions headed to Texas League All-Star Game

Fernando Tatis Jr., Josh Naylor and Logan Allen headline San Antonio selections
June 14, 2018

San Antonio - On Wednesday, Texas League President Tim Purpura announced the rosters for the 82nd Annual Texas League All-Star Game, which will be held Tuesday, June 26 at Security Bank Ballpark in Midland, TX.The Missions will be sending a league-best nine players to Midland, with Tatis Jr., Naylor and

France channels Gwynn on career day

Padres prospect homers, doubles twice, drives in six runs
June 4, 2017

During a stretch of some unlucky games, Ty France remembered some advice he got from then-San Diego State baseball coach -- and Hall of Famer -- Tony Gwynn. "His big thing was don't overdo things. If it's working, stick with it," the Padres infielder said. "I've been keeping that in the

Strong Home Stand for Storm

Lake Elsinore finished a seven-game home stand going
May 15, 2017

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - The home stand began with a shutout, continued with a three-game sweep of the Stockton Ports, and concluded with the Storm going 5-2 and improving to a .500 record.The home stand began on a Tuesday night, with Cal Quantrill tossing six shutout innings to pace the

Storm Sweep Quakes

An extra-inning thriller caps the Storm three-game sweep
May 4, 2017

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. - The dramatic finishes this year at The Diamond accurately sum up what the season has been like for the Storm this season in front of their home crowd. The Storm welcomed the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to Lake Elsinore for a three-game series that began with the

Walk-offs Highlight Weekend

A Pair of Walk-offs Give the Storm the Series
April 23, 2017

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Ninth Inning Rally Highlights Opening Home Stand

The Storm and Nuts split the four-game series to open the new season
April 9, 2017

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Padres Announce 2017 Storm roster

Lake Elsinore Roster Features Elite Prospects
April 4, 2017

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