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Chihuahuas Open Homestand with 8-5 Loss

Marcano leads off bottom of first inning with first Triple-A home run
June 18, 2021

Sugar Land 8 El Paso 5 – Thursday WP: Rodriguez (2-0) LP: McWilliams (0-1) S: Blanco (5) Time: 3:14 Attn: 7,834 The El Paso Chihuahuas had a 4-0 lead in the fifth inning but lost to the Sugar Land Skeeters 8-5 Thursday. It was El Paso’s first home game since

Chihuahuas Win Third Straight Game Monday

Padres no. 5 prospect Marcano goes 3-for-5 with three singles
June 15, 2021

El Paso 4 Oklahoma City 3 – Monday WP: Camarena (3-2) LP: Solbach (0-2) S: Thompson (6) Time: 3:13 Attn: 2,577 Patrick Kivlehan’s sliding catch in left field ended the El Paso Chihuahuas’ 4-3 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers Monday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Chihuahuas have won

MiLB's best of the decade: Games

Comebacks, slugfests, milestones made for unforgettable contests
December 16, 2020

There are tens of thousands of games in a Minor League season and the majority of them come with an element of suspense. The very best of them might include a milestone – a no-hitter, a three- or four-homer game, a cycle or a triple play. Scads of them may

Report: Padres' Campusano arrested in Georgia

No. 46 overall prospect charged with felony marijuana possession
4:50 PM EDT

Padres catcher Luis Campusano was arrested and charged with felony marijuana possession over the weekend, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. Ranked as San Diego's No. 4 prospect and No. 46 overall, Campusano was pulled over by police near his hometown of Augusta, Georgia, around 5 a.m. on Oct. 17

The Road to The Show™: Luis Campusano

Padres No. 4 prospect made huge strides in 2019
September 7, 2020

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at San Diego Padres catcher Luis Campusano. For more player journeys on The Road to The Show, click here.

Padres promote Campusano from alternate site

Fourth-ranked catching prospect to make Major League debut
September 4, 2020

The Padres, who've gotten little production from their backstops this season, on Friday promoted catcher and No. 52 overall prospect Luis Campusano from their alternate training site at the University of San Diego. Campusano fills the roster spot of right-hander Luis Perdomo, who was placed on the 10-day Injured List

Prospects in the Padres' 2020 player pool 

Gore, Patino, Trammell all ready for Major League action
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Toolshed dream lineup: The 21-year-olds

Padres' Gore, Angels' Adell highlight heading into season at 21
April 7, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball games yet, but that's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age. The opening edition focused on teenagers, and the second looked at 20-year-olds. This time, we turn

Campusano reassigned from Padres' Majors camp

No. 50 overall prospect caught three innings during Cactus League
March 8, 2020

The Padres have been open to pushing some of their top prospects onto the Opening Day roster, but that wasn't going to be the case for 21-year-old Luis Campusano in 2020. Such was all but assured's No. 50 overall prospect was one of 12 Padres reassigned to Minor League

Padres invite Gore, Patiño to spring camp

Trammell, Campusano also among 27 non-roster invitees
January 16, 2020

The Padres might want to pack some sunglasses for Arizona because they're about to get a closer look at a bright future.Top-100 prospectsMacKenzie Gore, Luis Patiño, Taylor Trammell and Luis Campusano headline the list of 27 players to receive non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training from San Diego on

Head of the Class: Class A Advanced

Padres' Campusano breaks out bat; Astros' Garcia brings heat
September 30, 2019

With another Minor League season in the books, members of the staff are looking back at some of the most notable performers from the 2019 campaign for each level. After looking at Triple-A, Double-A, Class A, Class A Short Season and Rookie Advanced, we turn our attention to the Class A

Ornelas rallies Storm in extra-inning thriller

Padres No. 12 prospect delivers California League comeback
September 6, 2019

The Quakes and Storm weathered punch after punch and, ultimately, it took 10 innings to settle Game 2 of the best-of-5 California League South Division playoff series.No. 12 Padres prospectTirso Ornelas lofted a sacrifice fly to score Jalen Washington with the game-winner as Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore rallied for

Campusano, Castro lead Cal honorees

Storm catcher, JetHawks first baseman named co-MVPs
August 21, 2019

The California League is known as a hitter's league, and it should come as no surprise that two sluggers will leave the Class A Advanced circuit with the biggest pieces of hardware.Lake Elsinore catcher Luis Campusano and Lancaster first baseman Luis Castro are 2019 Cal League co-MVPs, the league announced

Storm's Arias dazzles with four-hit night

Padres No. 16 prospect triples twice, falls double shy of cycle
August 17, 2019

Gabriel Arias put on nothing short of a hitting clinic on Saturday night.The Padres' No. 16 prospect went 4-for-4 with a homer, two triples, three RBIs and a pair of runs scored in Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore's 7-2 win over Stockton at The Diamond.

Gore, Castro lead Cal League All-Star rosters

Circuit's hottest pitcher, hitter invited to Inland Empire on June 18
June 7, 2019

The California League is one of Minor League Baseball's most notorious hitter-friendly circuits, but its most high-profile All-Star in 2019 is a player that toes the rubber.Lake Elsinore left-hander MacKenzie Gore, the No. 7 prospect in baseball, and Lancaster first baseman Luis Castro (Rockies) headline the 2019 California League All-Star

Robert rolls to Player of the Week honor

No. 4 White Sox prospect paces Carolina League with 15 RBIs
April 15, 2019

After missing a significant portion of the 2018 season battling injuries, Luis Robert is making up for lost time right out of the gate this year.'s No. 38 overall prospect is off to a torrid start with Class A Advanced Winston-Salem, earning Carolina League Offensive Player of the Week

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 10

Mariners' Long caps 4-for-4 night with walk-off homer
April 11, 2019

Mariners 2B Shed Long, Triple-A Tacoma: 4-for-4, HR, 3 RBIs, 2 R, BB -- Acquired as part of a three-team trade in January, Long is fitting in splendidly with his new organization. His latest impressive feat involved some late heroics. The 23-year-old clobbered a two-run, walk-off homer in the ninth