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Decker, Valdez, and the Next Big Things

I was listening to a San Antonio Missions game over the Internet last week. The Missions won at home against Corpus Christi. Left-hander Pedro Hernandez worked six scoreless and picked up the win, with Sawyer Carroll and Jaff Decker providing much of the offense. We’ve talked about Decker’s struggles this year, and a few items [...]

No Offense in Houston, Plenty in San Antonio

I missed Thursday night’s loss in Houston. Apparently so did the Padres. My excuse was day job and taxes. Theirs was… Dustin Moseley on the mound? The Padres have been shut out in all three of his starts this season. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Moseley is just the third pitcher since 1972 to [...]

One-Hit Wonders: Jack Cust to Mike Dupree

This is Part 4 of a 13-part series examining the 65 men who have collected exactly one hit as a member of the San Diego Padres. The current installment includes a designated hitter trapped in the National League, a future Padres minor-league manager, a player who clashed with Larry Bowa (could I be more specific?), [...]

Winter League 1999-2000: Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League (AFL) works a little differently from the other Winter Leagues. It’s actually subsidised by Major League Baseball with the purpose of serving as a league where the best prospects can further work on their game against better competition. Statistics in this league are often misleading, as often an organization will send [...]

1999 California League Postseason Awards

MVP Before I get started, I’d like to say that there were many terrific performances in the California League this past season. For the MVP award, there were basically five candidates: Jack Cust, OF, High Desert Mavericks (Diamondbacks); Jacques Landry, 3B, Modesto A’s (A’s); Chin-Feng Chen, OF, San Bernardino Stampede (Dodgers); Randey Dorame, LHP, San [...]