Padres the Favorites to Sign Two Top Cuban Prospects

San Diego Padres GM AJ Preller

Padres invite 19 non-roster players to camp – MLB.com
There are quite a few interesting, and notable, names on the list of non-roster players that the San Diego Padres have invited to their spring camp. Among them are a pitcher who has thrown a no-hitter for the White Sox, and an OF with a World Series ring from the St. Louis Cardinals.

PODCAST: Kemp’s Bounceback Season, Cashner’s Mental Health, And 2016 San Diego Padres Projections
Craig Elsten and John Gennaro are back to Make the Padres Great Again, and this week they’ll pick out bounce-back season candidates, look up statistical projections, and then worry over the team’s lack of pitching depth.

Padres The Favorites To Sign Two Top Cuban Prospects – Baseball America
The Padres are preparing to go well beyond their international bonus pool this year, with a mixture of million-dollar 16-year-old signings from the Dominican Republic and Venezuela as well as an aggressive push into the Cuban market.

There are two Cuban players in particular that the Padres are likely to sign once they become free agents: right fielder Jorge Ona and lefthander Adrian Morejon.

Padres poised to spend big in draft, international – San Diego Union-Tribune
The light at the end of a dark, dark tunnel, however, could prove quite a bit closer if the Padres play their cards right this summer, when they’ll have $16.09 million to spend on amateur talent. Only the Reds ($19.09 million), the Phillies ($19.02 million) and the Braves ($17.15 million) are allowed to spend more without penalty.

Ron Fowler On Why He Likes This Year’s Padres Better Than Last Year’s
Padres chairman Ron Fowler on why he likes this year’s Padres team better than last year’s, expectations, AJ Preller and if the Chargers should build in Mission Valley or downtown.

 

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Spieth, McIlroy to duel at famed Riviera – San Diego Union-Tribune
The two top golfers in the world will take each other on in Los Angeles this weekend, on a golf course that at least one of them is already very fond of.

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Stars race past Gulls, 6-3 – SanDiegoGulls.com
Brett Ritchie netted a goal with three assists and Curtis McKenzie added a goal with two helpers as the Texas Stars outscored the San Diego Gulls by a final score of 6-3 on Wednesday night at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.

PODCAST: The Kickers Podcast Episode 3
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