In Summer 2007, I drove from San Diego to Cooperstown for Tony Gwynn’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. This is Part 8 of a nine-part series covering the first day of my journey. After refueling, calling home, and chewing on a slab of beef jerky, I continued east toward Grants, N.M. The road [...]
As I noted the other day, we drove to Phoenix this past weekend to catch some Arizona Fall League action. One of the games featured the Peoria Saguaros, for whom several Padres minor leaguers play. Unfortunately, none of those players is a top prospect.