John Maffei

Padres Organization Report

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With a renewed emphasis on drafting and player development in the Padres organization, it has become vital for the organization to retain its best minor league players and managers. With this goal in mind, farm director Grady Fuson extended the contract of high Class A Lake Elsinore manager Rick Renteria, whom Fuson called "an absolute gem."

Majors | #2006#Organization Reports#San Diego Padres

High Heat: May 22

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Scouts took notice of Vista High righthander Trevor when he began throwing 94 mph this spring. But can Cahill, an academic standout, be swayed from his commitment to attend Dartmouth this fall?

High School | #2006#High Heat