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Top San Diego Padres Prospects Venture To Dominican Winter League, More To Join

A number of high-profile San Diego Padres prospects made their way to the Dominican Republic for winter ball, with a few even bigger names making their way to the field shortly. In the last of our weekly winter league updates, we’re taking a quick look at how some of our favorite San Diego Padres prospects […] Top San Diego Padres Prospects Venture To Dominican Winter League, More To Join - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 21, 2018

San Diego Padres Offseason Update: Liga Mexicana del Pacifico

There may not be a headlining core of San Diego Padres prospects playing in Mexico this offseason, but there are a few worth keeping an eye on. There aren’t very many San Diego Padres players calling Mexico their home for the 2018 offseason, but there are a number of pitchers getting their winter work in […] San Diego Padres Offseason Update: Liga Mexicana del Pacifico - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 21, 2018

Winter Baseball: San Diego Padres In Venezuela Update

This is the first of our weekly check-ins of San Diego Padres prospects throughout all of the winter leagues, with this piece focusing on the Venezuelan Winter League. As we previously stated in our Venezuelan Winter League preview, the San Diego Padres have a handful of prospects who returned home to play their offseason baseball, […] Winter Baseball: San Diego Padres In Venezuela Update - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 20, 2018

San Diego Padres 2018 Roster Review: Catcher AJ Ellis

Having A.J. Ellis in the clubhouse was a big boost for the San Diego Padres and his stick was a pleasant surprise. Baseball players like A.J. Ellis rarely get the credit they deserve. His stat sheet isn’t impressive, he isn’t an everyday player, and he doesn’t strike fear into any pitcher he faces. However, AJ […] San Diego Padres 2018 Roster Review: Catcher AJ Ellis - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 19, 2018

San Diego Padres: An Interesting Prospect And Roster Decision

The problem with building one of the deepest farm systems in baseball is you eventually run out of room. The San Diego Padres are going to have to be very creative this offseason. It is a topic that has already been discussed in great detail and is sure to continue to draw an extreme amount […] San Diego Padres: An Interesting Prospect And Roster Decision - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

San Diego Padres: Trouble With The Curve? Not This Padre

San Diego Padres center fielder Manuel Margot had a lot of success against major league curveballs this season. As a whole, major league hitters batted .217 against curveballs in the 2018 regular season. Break that number down by each major league franchise and you find the San Diego Padres near the very bottom of the […] San Diego Padres: Trouble With The Curve? Not This Padre - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Outfielder Travis Jankowski

We roll along with our review of the 2018 San Diego Padres season by taking a dive into the year Travis Jankowski had at the plate and in the field. What a season for San Diego Padres outfielder Travis Jankowski. The 27-year-old left-handed hitter had the best season of his career in 2018, cementing his […] San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Outfielder Travis Jankowski - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2018

San Diego Padres: Watch Hudson Potts Light Up The Arizona Fall League [VIDEO]

San Diego Padres third base prospect Hudson Potts has been solid in the Arizona Fall League. As the San Diego Padres hot stove was ignited well before the end of the 2018 regular season, one prospect has popped up in more and more discussions, third baseman Hudson Potts. After ripping through the Carolina League with the […] San Diego Padres: Watch Hudson Potts Light Up The Arizona Fall League [VIDEO] - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2018

San Diego Padres: Kevin Brown And His 1998 Playoff Performances

This year’s NLCS has featured a few dominant pitching performances, including one from a former San Diego Padres pitcher. “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” If that’s true, a large number of San Diego Padres fans are currently cheering on the Milwaukee Brewers in this year’s National League Championship series, as they battle […] San Diego Padres: Kevin Brown And His 1998 Playoff Performances - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2018

San Diego Padres: 2018 MVP, Rookie Of The Year, Cy Young

With the 2018 San Diego Padres season behind us, let’s discuss who is worthy of a few end of season awards. As the adage goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder, right? After witnessing one of the worst offensive performances in franchise history this season, San Diego Padres fans could use this offseason to step away […] San Diego Padres: 2018 MVP, Rookie Of The Year, Cy Young - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 15, 2018

San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Outfielder Franchy Cordero

Part three of our San Diego Padres offseason roster review continues with a look at one of the more exciting position players on the roster. Oh, the season 2018 could have been for San Diego Padres outfielder Franchy Cordero. After winning the Rookie of the Year and MVP awards in the Dominican Winter League last […] San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Outfielder Franchy Cordero - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 14, 2018

San Diego Padres: Prospects Begin Play In Venezuelan Winter League

A number of San Diego Padres prospects have made their way down to Venezuela for winter ball. One of the best things about baseball is that it never ends. While Major League Baseball begins to wind down the 2018 season, a large percentage of MiLB and many MLB players have made the journey south for […] San Diego Padres: Prospects Begin Play In Venezuelan Winter League - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 13, 2018

San Diego Padres: Sonny Gray Is For Sale, Should The Padres Buy?

The New York Yankees have announced that Sonny Gray is for sale, but is he a fit for the San Diego Padres? Let’s fire up the rumor mill, shall we? In his end of season press conference, after an exhilarating series against the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman let the league […] San Diego Padres: Sonny Gray Is For Sale, Should The Padres Buy? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Starting Pitcher Dinelson Lamet

Arguably, the best starting pitcher on the San Diego Padres roster didn’t suit up in 2018. We’re going to continue to fill the void between playoff baseball and what is sure to be a busy offseason for the San Diego Padres by taking a look at another Friar who did not see the field in […] San Diego Padres 2018 Review: Starting Pitcher Dinelson Lamet - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 12, 2018

San Diego Padres: Jose Torres Released, Carter Capps Elects Free Agency

There’s been more movement with the San Diego Padres roster. Finally, the San Diego Padres will not be connected to left-handed pitcher José Torres. After designating him for assignment last week, Torres has cleared waivers and the Padres have effectively released the pitcher from their roster. Torres is now a free agent. Torres did not […] San Diego Padres: Jose Torres Released, Carter Capps Elects Free Agency - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More