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Snelling Strikes Out Six as Missions Drop Game Four to Naturals 

April 12, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions continued their opening homestand with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on Friday. Robby Snelling put together a solid outing striking out six batters in five innings of work. After being held scoreless through the first four innings, San Antonio plated two runs in the

Mazur Shines as Flying Chanclas Fall in Extras 

April 11, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio returned to Wolff Stadium to take on the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. For nine innings on Thursday, fans were treated to a pitcher’s duel between the two clubs. Adam Mazur tossed six scoreless frames while Noah Cameron matched with five scoreless. With

Castanon Collects Three Hits as Missions Get First Home Win of ‘24 

April 10, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions continued their first homestand of the season on Wednesday against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. After dropping the home opener on Tuesday, the Missions bounced back with a 6-2 victory on Wednesday. Jared Kollar provided a solid start while Marcos Castanon carried the offense

Missions Comeback Attempt Falls Short in Home Opener 

April 9, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions began their first homestand of the season on Tuesday against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. The Missions entered their home opener following a series sweep of Amarillo. After falling behind 5-1, San Antonio plated two runs in the sixth inning. The Naturals held off

San Antonio Sweeps the Sod Poodles 

April 7, 2024

First Three-Game Series Sweep Since 2019 SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions concluded their three-game series against the Amarillo Sod Poodles on Sunday. With nine runs on 10 hits, the Missions took down Amarillo by a final score of 9-4. Nathan Martorella, Marcos Castanon and Zach Reks carried the

Mazur Shines, Missions Offense Explodes in Opening Night Win 

April 5, 2024

Most Opening Night Runs Since 1993 SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions began the 2024 regular season with game one of a three-game series against the Amarillo Sod Poodles. The Missions were in mid-season form as the offense scored 12 runs on 16 hits with eight doubles and a

2024 Missions Initial Roster Announced

April 2, 2024

Snelling, Mazur and Marsee Highlight San Antonio’s Roster SAN ANTONIO – The San Diego Padres announced Tuesday the initial roster for the 2024 San Antonio Missions. The 28-man roster consists of 16 pitchers and 12 position players. Ten of MLB Pipeline’s Top 30 Padres prospects will begin the season in

2024 Promotional Schedule Revealed 

March 7, 2024

14 Giveaways, Harry Potter Night, Saturday Night Fireworks Highlight Jam-Packed Promotional Schedule SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions Baseball Club announced today the release of the 2024 promotional schedule. The promotional calendar includes 14 giveaways, three theme nights, postgame fireworks, bark in the park, and more. The Missions will

Don't sleep on these loaded MiLB teams

It didn't take long for these squads to get in the swing of things
@SamDykstraMiLB
April 9, 2024

Following last Friday’s second Opening Day, all four full-season levels of Minor League Baseball are officially playing their 2024 regular seasons. That has given us a few days to take in and digest rosters across Triple-A, Double-A, High-A and Single-A to determine the best of the best. Some are loaded

Get to know Padres player development's Allison Luneborg

She was named San Diego's director of baseball ops in November
@Kelsie_Heneghan
March 27, 2024

PEORIA, ARIZ – Prospects like Ethan Salas and Jackson Merrill are a large part of why the Padres have the No. 4 farm system in baseball. But there are many folks behind the scenes who also help make the organization shine. One of them is Allison Luneborg. The Ohio native

Hall of Fame trio's road to greatness began in MiLB

Beltré, Mauer and Helton shined as stars en route to MLB debuts
@RobTnova24
January 24, 2024

The walls of Cooperstown are about to get a little more crowded. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced Tuesday night that Adrián Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton would be inducted in to the baseball Hall of Fame as the Class of 2024. Players must have their names checked

The quirkiest mascots from across the Minors

Exploring the most unique characters from each MLB farm system
@JoshJacksonMiLB and @BensBiz
December 24, 2023

Standing out in the Minor Leagues requires talent, commitment and persistence. If you've got none of those things, a ridiculous costume might do. The world of the Minors is filled with all kinds of characters -- from prospects making pro debuts to rehabbing Major League veterans -- but perhaps none

Salas, Snelling highlight Padres' Organization All-Stars

San Diego's teen stars usher in the new era headed to Petco Park
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 19, 2023

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the San Diego Padres. 2023 organization summary: Triple-A El Paso:

Copa celebrations bring la Diversión

Modesto, Columbia celebrate Latin culture with ballpark festivities
@Gerard_Gilberto
September 8, 2023

Each month, MiLB.com spotlights an aspect of Copa de la Diversión, Minor League Baseball's Hispanic fan engagement initiative sponsored by Nationwide, the program's official insurance partner. This edition celebrates the unique ballpark entertainment that lives up to the spirit of the Copa program. Check out our look at the similar

17-year-old Salas heading to Double-A (report)

Top Padres prospect will move up to his third level of the year
August 20, 2023

Ethan Salas won’t turn 18 years old until June 2024. But the Padres' top prospect continues to rise up the Minor League ranks. Salas, MLB Pipeline’s No. 5 prospect, has been promoted to Double-A San Antonio, according to multiple reports. The club has not confirmed the news. The 17-year-old catcher

Fans recall first Minor League experiences

Ben's Biz shares reader-submitted tales of ballpark memories
@BensBiz
July 31, 2023

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. Subscribe HERE.

The best of the Padres' Minor League ballparks 

From Midwest to Southwest, San Diego system full of unique stops
@Kelsie_Heneghan
June 27, 2023

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some

20 for ‘22: Looking back on a monumental year

Relive the most remarkable records from the 2022 season
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 22, 2022

It’s been two seasons since the Minor Leagues’ transformation into its current shape. Some clubs are settled into new surroundings while others continue to build on their illustrious histories. An expanded Minor League schedule and the elevation of many teams to full-season play have brought about cumulative franchise records –

Merrill leads way in new-look Padres system

Despite trades, San Diego farm features exciting young talent
@Jacob_Resnick
December 9, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the San Diego Padres.

Missions notch second no-no in less than a week

Lillie, Baez, Hernandez, Fox combine for feat against RockHounds
@RobTnova24
May 19, 2022

As the great Yogi Berra said, "It's like déjà vu all over again." And for the Missions, it certainly feels that way. For the second time in three games, Double-A San Antonio had four pitchers combine on a no-hitter. Ryan Lillie, Michel Baez, Osvaldo Hernandez and Mason Fox delivered the

'Greatest Gorra' tournament of hats heating up

MiLB.com staff picks favorites in Copa de la Diversión cap contest
@tylermaun
June 4, 2020

From 92 caps, one will take the crown. The Greatest Gorra tournament has entered its second round, having narrowed its collection to 46 squads from Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión initiative recognizing and honoring Hispanic and Latinx communities with culturally relevant identities. Fans can cast their second round

Overachieving With Consistent Performance

Thomas Jankins earns an invitation to major league spring training
March 2, 2020

Thomas Jankins likes to stay as busy as possible in the winter months. In fact, Jankins spends so much time with baseball when he’s away from his summer job as a pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization, it’s like he hardly has any offseason at all. For the past three

Missions and iHeartMedia Announce 93.3 The Bull as New Flagship Station

iHeartMedia Station to Carry all 140 Missions Games
February 25, 2020

San Antonio - The San Antonio Missions in conjunction with iHeartMedia announced today that 92.5 and 93.3 The Bull (KRPT-FM) will serve as the ball club's new flagship radio station for the 2020-22 seasons."We are thrilled to be able to work with such a powerful media partner in iHeartRadio. Not

Unveiling a bygone era of Missions history

Epic scrapbook documents 16 summers of Texas League baseball
February 24, 2020

Family members of the late Dan Morales would love to know more detail about the life of their beloved patriarch.But for now, they'll just continue to cheer the discovery of an old newspaper article that sheds new light on his most notable gift to the sports world - a scrapbook

Declaring a National Puffy Taco Day

Missions Will Honor a San Antonio Food Favorite -- Along With Their Beloved Mascot
February 12, 2020

Raise a frosty glass of your favorite cold beer, and pass the picante sauce, please. The San Antonio Missions have declared May 22 as National Puffy Taco Day.In addition, the local Pacific Coast League baseball club will transform itself into the San Antonio Puffy Tacos from May 22-24 for the