Yearly Archives: 2015

Cardinal Thoughts on Jon Jay

After the Padres traded 2B-SS Jedd Gyorko to the Cardinals for OF Jon Jay, my cousin Joe McBrayer, who writes a blog about the Cardinals, asked me if I would write-up  my thoughts of Gyorko and what the Cardinals were getting

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Posted in Padres Players, Uncategorized

Outfielder Nick Torres at the Arizona Fall League

Nick Torres, out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 4th round of the 2014 by amateur draft. Torres has hit and hit well.  After hitting .254 in the Arizona Rookie League, the

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Posted in Arizona Fall League, Lake Elsinore Storm

Infielder Fernando Perez at the Arizona Fall League

Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 3rd round of the 2012 MLB draft, Fernando Perez has slowly developed into a power hitter at Second Base. Possessing quick hands in the field and a fast bat at the plate,

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Posted in Arizona Fall League, On the Farm

Pitcher Eric Yardley at the Arizona Fall League

Over the last couple of years, the Padres have acquired several pitchers who weren’t drafted by a major league club but instead signed with independent clubs with the hope that a regional scout might see him and sign him to

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Posted in Arizona Fall League, On the Farm

Talking to Former Padres Pitcher, Rich Troedson

My love for baseball started in 1974 when I started collecting baseball cards.  I would buy cards at our local 7/11 and at Longs Drugs and spend time looking at them and reading players stats on the back of the

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players, Padres Throwback Thursday

Andy Green, New Skipper for the San Diego Padres

  From Lexington, KY and a mere 38 years old … Andy Green will cut his teeth as an MLB Skipper with the San Diego Padres. Many are asking – Who? Why? Green was drafted by the Diamondbacks in the

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Posted in Padres Leadership

Former Padres Pitcher George Stablein

Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the third round of the 1978 MLB Draft out of California State University, Dominguez Hills, George Stablein was assigned to Reno of the A+ Cal League, where he compiled an 8-4 record with a

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

Catching Up With Johnny Grubb

Drafted by the Padres with the 24th pick in the 1st round of the 1971 amateur draft (January Secondary), Johnny Grubb moved quickly though the minor league system.  He was called up by the Padres September 10, 1972 and got

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Posted in Padres History, Padres Players

Welcome to Club 19 at Petco Park

09/25/15 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman & Wayne McBrayer at Petco Park Rebecca’s first memories of Club 19 go back to 2006, before she was a season ticket holder, when a friend used to invite her and her son to

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Ballpark Fare

The Hideaway – Deep Eddy Vodka

09/25/15 / Padres360.com / @Padres360 by Rebecca Herman & Wayne McBrayer at Petco Park   Located on the Toyota Terrace level near section 224, The Hideaway features Deep Eddy Vodka drinks, as you might expect, and sushi. You may have previously visited

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Posted in At the Ballpark, Ballpark Fare

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