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Prospects in the Padres' 2020 player pool 

Gore, Patino, Trammell all ready for Major League action
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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

Morejon gets call to join Padres 'pen

No. 49 overall prospect makes jump from Double-A Amarillo
July 20, 2019

Adrian Morejon's seven-inning scoreless streak will be tested in the big leagues.The fourth-ranked Padres prospect will join the Major League club in Chicago from Double-A Amarillo on Saturday. His debut will come out of the bullpen, The Athletic's Dennis Lin reported late Friday.

Padres' Morejon hits seven-day IL

MLB.com's No. 46 overall prospect left Monday's start early
April 23, 2019

One of the top arms in all of the Minor Leagues is heading to the Injured List.Adrian Morejon, MLB.com's No. 46 overall prospect, was added to Double-A Amarillo's seven-day IL on Tuesday. He exited Monday's start against Springfield after facing just one batter.

Sod Poodles' Morejon bounces back with gem

Baseball's No. 47 prospect tosses 5 2/3 scoreless frames
April 16, 2019

Adrian Morejon had one objective going into his third start of the season: avoid the big inning.Mission accomplished.The seventh-ranked Padres prospect worked around two hits and three walks to strike out seven over 5 2/3 scoreless frames for Double-A Amarillo on Tuesday, but did not factor into the decision as

Padres' Morejon headed to disabled list

San Diego's No. 6 prospect out with reported triceps injury
August 8, 2018

As one of the youngest players at each level he's visited, Adrian Morejon has impressed at every stop of his Minor League career. For now, though, he'll put it all on pause.San Diego's No. 6 prospect was put on the seven-day disabled list with "what's been described as a small

Morejon fans career-high 12 for Storm

Padres No. 6 prospect allows two runs, three hits in six innings
June 16, 2018

The beginning and end certainly could have gone better for Adrian Morejon, but the middle portion of his start went about as well as it could have on Friday night. Surrendering one run apiece in the first and sixth innings, the Padres' sixth-ranked prospect recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts but took the

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 15

Solak extends on-base streak to 25 games; Bichette goes deep
May 16, 2018

Theme of the dayTwo homers for you and you and you and ... : Six prospects ranked among the top 30 in their respective organizations went deep twice Tuesday: Fernando Tatis Jr., Jo Adell, Ryan McMahon, Peter Alonso, Corey Ray and Aristides Aquino. Alonso's performance might have been the most

Morejon stands at center of pitching Storm

Padres No. 6 prospect twirls career-high seven scoreless frames
May 10, 2018

Adrian Morejon has given the Padres numerous reasons for optimism when it comes to his potential, but perhaps none greater than his performance Wednesday night.San Diego's No. 6 prospect allowed three hits and struck out seven over a career-high seven innings as Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore blanked Rancho Cucamonga,

Cal notes: Lake Elsinore's staff is all aces

With six top Padres prospects, Storm loaded with talented arms
May 7, 2018

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. -- Edwin Rodriguez has seen a few things in baseball. He had an eight-year playing career, with parts of three seasons in the Majors. He's been a scout. He's managed at every level of affiliated ball, including the big leagues, and in the World Baseball Classic.And yet

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 2

Nats' Soto remains scorching; Angels' Jones gets better of Morejon
May 3, 2018

Theme of the dayNo hits for you: There were several day games Wednesday, but biggest news of the day came in primetime when three Inland Empire pitchers combined to no-hit Lake Elsinore. The fact that the starting pitcher for the 66ers was Jason Alexander sent the Twittersphere into a tizzy.

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 19

Brewers' Hiura hits first homer; Riley stays scorching at plate
April 20, 2018

Theme of the nightCalifornia love: Golden State natives Mickey Moniak and Blake Rutherford were the two best high-school bats in the 2016 Draft. Both struggled in their first full seasons last year, and both showed signs of improvement Thursday. Rutherford continued his hot start for Class A Advanced Winston-Salem with

Toolshed: Analyzing 2018 prospect assignments

Looking at the most, least aggressive Opening Day player moves
April 6, 2018

It's the Goldilocks scenario of the Minor Leagues: Some Opening Day assignments feel aggressive; some don't feel aggressive enough, while others feel just right.Major League organizations often attempt to thread the needle early in players' careers. They want them to be challenged, but they also want them to taste success

Tatis Jr. shines in Padres On Deck Game

Shortstop prospect collects two hits, RBI at Petco Park
October 1, 2017

Fernando Tatis Jr. started his breakout season in the Midwest League. He ended it in San Diego.MLB.com's No. 51 overall prospect picked up two hits and drove in a run Saturday night in a 5-2 victory over the Rangers in the Padres' second annual On Deck Game at Petco Park. 

Padres' Morejon promoted to Fort Wayne

No. 81 prospect jumps to full-season ball in first stateside campaign
July 26, 2017

One of the game's most intriguing left-handed pitching prospects is headed to a new challenge.The Padres have promoted Adrian Morejon, their No. 6 prospect, to Class A Fort Wayne, the Midwest League club announced Wednesday. Morejon will make his TinCaps debut Saturday at home against Dayton.

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 23

Schrock rolls during doubleheader; Cody continues to add zeros
July 24, 2017

Athletics 2B Max Schrock, Double-A Midland: 5-for-7, HR, 2B, 5 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB, K in doubleheader -- Oakland's No. 18 prospect has a big hit tool, and he showed it Sunday. Schrock matched a season high with four hits in the first game of a doubleheader against visiting

Morejon posts six zeros for Dust Devils

Padres No. 3 prospect matches career high with six strikeouts
July 10, 2017

At just 18 years old and barely a year after collecting an $11 million signing bonus, Adrian Morejon looks quite comfortable in his first month of professional baseball in the United States.The organizational-record signing bonus the Padres handed over is a long way from paying real dividends, but the early

Toolshed: Padres' Morejon flashing potential

No. 89 prospect showing stuff, control one year after record deal
July 7, 2017

Sam Geaney first saw Adrian Morejon when most of the world did, at the 2014 15U Baseball World Cup. Acting as the Oakland A's coordinator of international scouting, Geaney was dispatched to keep up with players from places like Japan, Venezuela, Panama and host Mexico. But it didn't take long