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State of the System: San Diego Padres 

Gore, Patiño, Campusano ready to contribute to big club
December 16, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.

Padres add prospect Weathers to NLDS roster

Left-hander jumping straight to postseason squad from Class A
October 6, 2020

One of the defining characteristics of the Padres' 2020 season has been the club's reliance on exciting young talent. On Tuesday, San Diego got even younger and perhaps even more exciting. The Padres added No. 6 prospect Ryan Weathers to the National League Division Series roster for what would be

The Show Before the Show: Episode 267

Padres' Weathers breaks down Summer Camp, added velocity
July 16, 2020

Check out the latest episode of The Show Before the Show,'s official podcast. A segment rundown is listed below, in case you want to skip to a particular section. Like the podcast? Subscribe, rate and review "Minor League Baseball podcast" on iTunes. The podcast is also available via Spotify,

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

Edwards continues TinCaps' hit parade

Padres No. 11 prospect extends Midwest lead with four knocks
May 26, 2019

The hits just keep on coming for Xavier Edwards.San Diego's No. 11 prospect went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored in Class A Fort Wayne's 12-2 win over Great Lakes on Sunday afternoon.

Weathers continues hot start for TinCaps

Padres No. 10 prospect allows one hit over six scoreless innings
April 22, 2019

The calendar still reads April, but Ryan Weathers seems to already be in midseason form.San Diego's No. 10 prospect faced the minimum while allowing only one hit and a walk over six scoreless innings as Class A Fort Wayne fell to Bowling Green, 3-1, at Parkview Field on Monday night.

'Caps' Weathers opens with career highs

Padres No. 10 prospect whiffs nine over five scoreless frames
April 4, 2019

The 2019 season opener couldn't have gone much better for Ryan's No. 91 overall prospect struck out nine over five innings -- both career highs -- in Class A Fort Wayne's 3-0 victory over Lansing on Thursday. Weathers scattered six hits and didn't issue any walks in his first

Padres Prospect Primer: Talent abounds

Urias leads next wave in baseball's top-ranked farm system
March 28, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization. Shining Star: Luis Urías,

Talent from Team USA '17 taking over pros

U-18 World Cup champs had record 10 go in Draft's first round
January 23, 2019

They came from Glendale, Arizona, and Loretto, Tennessee and Merritt Island, Florida, and Glenside, Pennsylvania, and points in between. Less than a year later, their names would be called by teams in St. Louis and San Diego and Washington, D.C., and Cincinnati and across the Major Leagues. But it was

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 27

Yanks' Garcia stays hot in Florida; O's Hays tees off again
August 28, 2018

Theme of the dayMore bats than Bruce Wayne's cave: The Minors were the place to find offense on Monday. Mets prospect Jhoan Urena had one of the season's best hitting performances when he homered three times (twice on grand slams) and plated nine runs for Double-A Binghamton. Not to be

Toolshed: Weathers storms up to TinCaps

Padres first-rounder climbs to Midwest League with full resume
August 24, 2018

In many ways, this year's Padres first-round pick already feels like the answer to a San Diego prospect riddle.He's the son of a Major Leaguer, but he's not Fernando Tatis Jr. or Cal Quantrill. He's a Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year award winner, but he's not MacKenzie Gore.