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Five Guys in the Minors

There are several intriguing stories in the Padres minor-league system — the emergence of Beamer Weems (giving up switch-hitting was a good idea, huh?) and international signee Luis Domoromo, the sudden glut of third basemen, the signing of first-round pick Cory Spangenberg — but today we’ll focus on a few items I’ve been tracking…

Mailbag: Cumberland, Tekotte, and the Rest

Before we get started, I must thank David Eckstein for making me look smarter than I am. In case you missed it, no sooner do I admit to the world that I want Eckstein up in a crucial situation than he whacks an RBI single to tie Wednesday’s game with two out in the ninth [...]

Mailbag: Who Is Juan Oramas?

Reader Peter recently posed the following question: “What can you tell me about Padres left-hander Juan Pablo Oramas? He is having a great start at Fort Wayne; do you have any scouting reports?” Well, Peter, I can tell you he’s intriguing. Here’s what I said about Oramas in the Ducksnorts 2009 Baseball Annual: Oramas doesn’t [...]