Luis Patino Learns From Early Struggles
The 20-year-old righthander rocketed to Double-A late in 2019 after recovering from a rocky start in the California League.
Trent Grisham Helps Balance The Lineup
The Padres badly needed lefthanded lineup presence, prompting them to trade promising middle infielder Luis Urias to the Brewers for Grisham.
2019 Minor League Team Of The Year: Amarillo Sod Poodles
An Amarillo team loaded with Padres prospects won the Texas League in its return to affiliated ball.
Injury Truncates Breakout Season From Jorge Ona
The 23-year-old Cuban corner outfielder had begun to show elevated power and patience before an injury ended his season.
Hard Work Pays Off For Luis Torrens
The Rule 5 pick focused on improving his defensive game, and his hard work paid off in 2019 with a Texas League championship and September callup.
Gabriel Arias Finding His Power
After hitting just one home run in his first 146 games as a pro, Arias launched a career-high 17 home runs in 2019.
MacKenzie Gore: Padres 2019 Minor League Player Of The Year
Baseball's best pitching prospect, Gore stands above the rest in a loaded Padres' farm system.
Andres Muñoz Now Brings More Than Heat
Muñoz quickly set a franchise velocity record, but the Padres are more interested in developing his secondary pitch.
Padres Project Big Things For CJ Abrams
The Padres went back to the shortstop well when they drafted super-athletic high school shortstop Abrams sixth overall.
Logan Allen Adjusts, But Not Seamlessly
The southpaw had to adjust to life with the new Triple-A ball and its smaller, lower-profile seams.