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Daily Farm Round-Up: 4-15-15

The Chihuahuas and the TinCaps both earned victories tonight due to solid performances by Austin Hedges and Ernesto Montas, respectively. The Storm were blown out by the Mavericks 9-2 and the Missions had the day off.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Austin Hedges Pitching Prospect of the Day: Ernesto Montas   El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Reno Aces 2 Mike McCoy – SS: 0-4, 2K Jake Goebbert...
Via Friarhood
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres: Backup Behind the Plate

With the news that Tim “Fed-Ex” Federowicz, acquired in the December Matt Kemp trade, will be sidelined for three to six months after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, the San Diego Padres are now in search of a catcher to backup All-Star Derek Norris. Many experts have speculated that 22 year old top prospect Austin Hedges could fill that role, being that his...
Via Hot Stove MLB
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: 30 Prospects in 30 Days — Austin Hedges

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to the Austin Hedges edition of our 2015 “30 Prospects in 30 Days” series. We’ve decided to review some of the top prospects ranked by some of our favorite prospect analysts for fantasy baseball purposes. You can see some of the other recent prospects discussed here: Corey Seager, Miguel Sano, Addison Russell, Dylan Bundy, Jonathan Gray...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Prospect Profile: Austin Hedges

Since December, the focus towards the San Diego Padres has been directed towards the trade acquisitions. Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, and Wil Myers were all brought in by the new GM on the block, A.J. Preller. Another move made was for former Oakland A’s catcher Derek Norris, who broke out last summer. While these trades immediately upgrade a usually brutal roster, there is still...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres Extend 18 Spring Training Invitations

The San Diego Padres have extended invitations to 18 players to join the club for Spring Training in Arizona next month. Among those 18 players invited outside of the immediate 25-man roster include the Padres top three prospects in Catcher Austin Hedges, Pitcher Matt Wisler, and Outfielder Hunter Renfroe. While Hedges and Wisler took part in their first Major League Spring Training...
Via Friarhood
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres: Three prospects that can make an impact this season

The past few seasons for the San Diego Padres have been less than spectacular. The Padres boast a 388-422 win/loss record with only one winning season from 2009-2013, but what they have done well through those years is identify and develop prospects. 2014 is no different, and is proving to hold a promising crop of young talent, some who have a chance to be called up and contribute...
Via isportsweb.com
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask: 4/8/14 Edition

This edition of “Questions You were Too Afraid To Ask” covers the Padres three-headed catcher, the inevitable emergence of Austin Hedges, a couple of minor league transactions, and, you guessed it, contract extensions. How long will the Padres carry three catchers? Who will be the odd man out? As Corey Brock discussed on Padres.com this past Sunday, Bud Black is trying to successfully...
Via Padres Public
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Fall League: Hangin’ with Mr. Hedges

From the morning’s SABR meeting, Mrs. Ducksnorts and I walked a few blocks to The Mission (coincidentally the name of a favorite San Diego restaurant). Our server recommended the street tacos, and they did not disappoint. Mrs. D’s pork shoulder tacos were smoky, 55+. My skirt steak tacos were an easy 70. After a brief rest, I bid farewell to Mrs. D and piled with my fellow conference...
Via Padres Public
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Existential Angst: Industry Comments on Austin Hedges

In early December Baseball America’s Matt Eddy revealed his 2014 Padres Prospect list. Earlier this week Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus published his version of the top 10 in the Padres system. The lists were nearly identical with the exception of Keyvious Sampson (Baseball America) and the recently acquired Alex Dickerson (Baseball Prospectus) both listed as the org’s 9th...
Via Padres Public
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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