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Padres Minor Leaguers to Keep an Eye On 

February 26, 2024

A New Season Means Familiar Faces and New Ones SAN ANTONIO – Throughout the offseason, minor league front offices are trying to gather information to figure out what their roster might look like. With players leaving through free agency, by way of trades, or progressing through the system, it can

Missions Announce KKYX as Flagship Station for 2024 Season 

February 15, 2024

Official Missions Podcast to Launch Soon, Staff Updated in Broadcast Booth SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions Baseball Club and Cox Media Group have reached a partnership for KKYX (680 AM/104.9 FM/KKYX.com) to serve as the flagship station for Missions broadcasts beginning this season. The station will exclusively broadcast

Missions to Host Two Exhibition Games Against Saltillo 

February 8, 2024

The two clubs will play each on other on March 29th and 30th SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions Baseball Club will be hosting two exhibition games against the Saraperos de Saltillo of the Mexican League. The two clubs will play each other on Friday, March 29th and Saturday,

The Nine: Q&A with Korry Howell

February 5, 2024

After dealing with injuries, the Illinois native is preparing for a bounce back 2024 campaign SAN ANTONIO – Missions fans will recognize the name Korry Howell. Howell has played in over 100 games for the Missions during the past two seasons. When healthy, the Illinois native is a threat to

Missions to Host Job Fair on February 9th and 10th 

January 30, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions and Diamond Concessions, the food service provider for the Missions, will be hosting a job fair on Friday, February 9th and Saturday, February 10th. The job fair is currently scheduled for 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 12:00

Luke Montz Returns as Missions Manager 

January 29, 2024

2024 Field Staff Includes Jeff Andrews, Yunir Garcia and Miguel Del Castillo SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Missions, in accordance with the San Diego Padres, have announced their field staff for the 2024 season. Luke Montz (manager), Jeff Andrews (pitching coach), David Bryan (trainer), and Garrett Kelly (strength and

Five Padres Named to MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects List 

January 29, 2024

Preseason List includes former Missions players Merrill, Salas and Snelling SAN ANTONIO – On January 26th, MLB Pipeline unveiled their Preseason Top 100 Prospects List. Five players from the San Diego Padres organization made the initial list. Three of those players played for the San Antonio Missions during the 2023

Adrian Beltre to be Inducted into the Hall of Fame 

January 23, 2024

SAN ANTONIO – Adrian Beltre will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the 2024 induction class. This was announced Tuesday night on MLB Network. Beltre played for the San Antonio Missions during the 1998 season prior to making his Major League debut with the

2023 Year in Review

December 12, 2023

A Combination of Savvy Vets and Talented Youngsters Helped Usher in A New Era in the Alamo City SAN ANTONIO – The offseason heading into the 2023 season saw two notable changes for the San Antonio Missions organization. The first notable change came with the official announcement of Designated Bidders,

Missions in the Bigs - 2023

November 8, 2023

78 Players Across 28 Teams SAN ANTONIO – After seeing 75 Missions alumni receive big league action in 2022, the 2023 season was no different. Throughout the illustrious history of the San Antonio Missions, legendary names like Mike Piazza, Joe Morgan and Brooks Robinson once called the Alamo City home.

Graham Pauley & Robby Snelling Named Padres Minor League Players of the Year 

September 21, 2023

SAN ANTONIO – Missions infielder/outfielder Graham Pauley and pitcher Robby Snelling have been named the Padres Minor League Players of the Year. This was announced by the San Diego Padres on Thursday. Pauley, 22, is the Padres 2023 Minor League Player of the Year. The Georgia native batted .308 in

Hall of Fame trio's road to greatness began in MiLB

Beltré, Mauer and Helton shined as stars en route to MLB debuts
@RobTnova24
January 24, 2024

The walls of Cooperstown are about to get a little more crowded. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America announced Tuesday night that Adrián Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton would be inducted in to the baseball Hall of Fame as the Class of 2024. Players must have their names checked

The quirkiest mascots from across the Minors

Exploring the most unique characters from each MLB farm system
@JoshJacksonMiLB and @BensBiz
December 24, 2023

Standing out in the Minor Leagues requires talent, commitment and persistence. If you've got none of those things, a ridiculous costume might do. The world of the Minors is filled with all kinds of characters -- from prospects making pro debuts to rehabbing Major League veterans -- but perhaps none

Salas, Snelling highlight Padres' Organization All-Stars

San Diego's teen stars usher in the new era headed to Petco Park
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 19, 2023

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2023 Organization All-Stars series are the San Diego Padres. 2023 organization summary: Triple-A El Paso:

Copa celebrations bring la Diversión

Modesto, Columbia celebrate Latin culture with ballpark festivities
@Gerard_Gilberto
September 8, 2023

Each month, MiLB.com spotlights an aspect of Copa de la Diversión, Minor League Baseball's Hispanic fan engagement initiative sponsored by Nationwide, the program's official insurance partner. This edition celebrates the unique ballpark entertainment that lives up to the spirit of the Copa program. Check out our look at the similar

17-year-old Salas heading to Double-A (report)

Top Padres prospect will move up to his third level of the year
August 20, 2023

Ethan Salas won’t turn 18 years old until June 2024. But the Padres' top prospect continues to rise up the Minor League ranks. Salas, MLB Pipeline’s No. 5 prospect, has been promoted to Double-A San Antonio, according to multiple reports. The club has not confirmed the news. The 17-year-old catcher

Fans recall first Minor League experiences

Ben's Biz shares reader-submitted tales of ballpark memories
@BensBiz
July 31, 2023

This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. Subscribe HERE.

The best of the Padres' Minor League ballparks 

From Midwest to Southwest, San Diego system full of unique stops
@Kelsie_Heneghan
June 27, 2023

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some

20 for ‘22: Looking back on a monumental year

Relive the most remarkable records from the 2022 season
@Gerard_Gilberto
December 22, 2022

It’s been two seasons since the Minor Leagues’ transformation into its current shape. Some clubs are settled into new surroundings while others continue to build on their illustrious histories. An expanded Minor League schedule and the elevation of many teams to full-season play have brought about cumulative franchise records –

Merrill leads way in new-look Padres system

Despite trades, San Diego farm features exciting young talent
@Jacob_Resnick
December 9, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the San Diego Padres.

Missions notch second no-no in less than a week

Lillie, Baez, Hernandez, Fox combine for feat against RockHounds
@RobTnova24
May 19, 2022

As the great Yogi Berra said, "It's like déjà vu all over again." And for the Missions, it certainly feels that way. For the second time in three games, Double-A San Antonio had four pitchers combine on a no-hitter. Ryan Lillie, Michel Baez, Osvaldo Hernandez and Mason Fox delivered the

'Greatest Gorra' tournament of hats heating up

MiLB.com staff picks favorites in Copa de la Diversión cap contest
@tylermaun
June 4, 2020

From 92 caps, one will take the crown. The Greatest Gorra tournament has entered its second round, having narrowed its collection to 46 squads from Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión initiative recognizing and honoring Hispanic and Latinx communities with culturally relevant identities. Fans can cast their second round

Overachieving With Consistent Performance

Thomas Jankins earns an invitation to major league spring training
10:59 AM EST

Thomas Jankins likes to stay as busy as possible in the winter months. In fact, Jankins spends so much time with baseball when he’s away from his summer job as a pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization, it’s like he hardly has any offseason at all. For the past three

Missions and iHeartMedia Announce 93.3 The Bull as New Flagship Station

iHeartMedia Station to Carry all 140 Missions Games
February 25, 2020

San Antonio - The San Antonio Missions in conjunction with iHeartMedia announced today that 92.5 and 93.3 The Bull (KRPT-FM) will serve as the ball club's new flagship radio station for the 2020-22 seasons."We are thrilled to be able to work with such a powerful media partner in iHeartRadio. Not

Unveiling a bygone era of Missions history

Epic scrapbook documents 16 summers of Texas League baseball
February 24, 2020

Family members of the late Dan Morales would love to know more detail about the life of their beloved patriarch.But for now, they'll just continue to cheer the discovery of an old newspaper article that sheds new light on his most notable gift to the sports world - a scrapbook