Chris Paddack Is Driven To Succeed
The 23-year-old righthander spent time in the offseason in San Diego as he anticipates obstacles he will encounter in the major leagues.
MacKenzie Gore Learns From Trying Season
The No. 3 overall pick in 2017 endured a full-season debut interrupted by blister and fingernail problems on his pitching hand.
Padres Will Commit Resources To Improve
Whether by trading prospects or making use of payroll flexibility—or both—the Padres intend to improve their club in 2019.
Padres Put Shortstop Depth On Display
The Padres had four shortstops manning the infield at their annual fall prospect game. Drafted this year, Owen Miller is poised to move quickly.
Logan Allen Thrives In Pitching-Rich Padres System
The 21-year-old southpaw stands above a crowded pitching field that also includes standouts Chris Paddack and Luis Patino.
Padres Like Everything About Ryan Weathers
The prep lefty nearly willed his team to a Tennessee state title, and that composure and competitiveness didn't escape the Padres' attention.
Fernando Tatis Jr. Refocuses His Approach
Moving back to the leadoff spot at Double-A helped Tatis rediscover the approach that served him during his 2017 breakthrough.
Chris Paddack Looks Better Than Ever Post-Surgery
The righthander developed both his body and pitch arsenal while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery—and the work paid off.
Austin Allen Opens Eyes At Double-A
Enhanced flexibility and greater attention to detail has boosted the hard-hitting catcher's profile in the Texas League.
Athletic Buddy Reed Needs To Play Catch-Up
Despite his natural athleticism, Reed knows it's his bat that will determine his future potential.