Padres injury woes continue

Tuesday August 25, 2009 First round draft pick Donavan Tate’s professional debut will have to wait. He has officially been sidelined until Spring Training 2010 with what was originally described by the Padres as an abdominal strain and now is officially being called a “stress reaction to his pubic bone”. My flies on the wall … More Padres injury woes continue

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Padres ink Williams and Sampson, Tate in San Diego

Monday August 17, 2009 Outstanding news on the draft for Padres fans. According to Keith Law of ESPN, the Padres signed 2nd round pick Everett Williams to a $775,000 signing bonus. Baseball America’s Jim Callis reported earlier today that Padres 1st round pick Donavan Tate is in San Diego in preparation to sign his contract. … More Padres ink Williams and Sampson, Tate in San Diego

Padres take 3 of the top HS Centerfielders in last 2 drafts

Friday June 12, 2009 Don’t look now, but the Padres have taken 3 of the top 10 HS outfield prospects in the first two rounds of the last 2 drafts. Jaff Decker last season and Donavan Tate and Everett Williams this season. These kids could be pushing more established players like Cedric Hunter, Kellen Kulbacki … More Padres take 3 of the top HS Centerfielders in last 2 drafts