MLB Rumors: Dallas Keuchel 'Open' to 1-Year Contract, Padres 'Could Be Best Fit' - Timothy Rapp
The Padres have started the season on fire, going 11-5. Machado already has four homers and eight RBI. Fernando Tatis Jr. has looked like a future star, hitting four homers and 10 RBI. Eric Hosmer (eight RBI) and Wil Myers (.304 with three dingers and seven RBI) have rounded out a dangerous offense.
San Diego Padres Daily Farm Report: April 13 - John Conniff
On a cold night in Amarillo, the Sod Poodles got their first series win as they also won their third straight game…Hudson Potts, who is off to a slow start, had his first multi-hit game tonight. Coming into the game he was hitting just .086. … Jorge Oña, after battling two years of nagging injuries, is on the opposite side with a fast start. He’s hitting .314/.415/.486. … Chris Baker doubled in his first Double-A at-bat after joining the club from extended spring training this week. … Buddy Reed, after hitting four home runs in his past three games, slowed down with an 0-4 night and three punchouts.
Tatis Jr. proving himself with his glove, too - AJ Cassavell
"He covers as much, if not more, ground than anyone else in the league at that position," Green said. "He has plenty of arm strength. Every single play, he's capable of making. Does he have the Freddy Galvis consistency at this point in time? No. But that's going to come, and he's actually been really, really consistent."
Saturday's top prospect performers - Mike Rosenbaum & William Boor
Padres: Tirso Ornelas, OF (No.16) -- 2-for-4, HR (1), 2 RBI, 3 R, BB (Class A Advanced Lake Elsinore)
The 19-year-old outfielder is hitting .333 (1.002 OPS) after his fifth multihit effort in six games for the Storm. He homered in this one, hitting a third-inning solo shot for his first of the season. He's off to a strong start after a severe hand bruise ended his 2018 season in July.
Padres OFs menacing after they lie in wait - AJ Cassavell
"We're winning games," said Wil Myers, the odd man out of the lineup against Arizona on Saturday night. "It's, ‘What do we have to do to keep winning?’ It's not about who's playing when. Every day, a situation's going to come up where we have a chance, whether it's pinch-hitting or starting or whatever it is. We've just bought into whatever we've got to do to win."