June 14, 2004 | Tom Verducci
PADRES BALKWary of being able to sign Florida State infielder Stephen Drew (left), potentially their third baseman of the future, the Padres opened the first-year player draft on Monday by taking Matt Bush, a 5'10"...
September 15, 2003 | Albert Chen
Answered PrayersAfter suffering in the NL West cellar, the Padres see the first signs of a bright future in a new stadium
June 10, 2002 | Stephen Cannella
Preseason Rookie of the Year forecasts should be treated like your brother-in-law's stock tips: Wait and see. Three first-year players expected to make big splashes this season have struggled, while several who...
April 01, 2002 | Jeff Pearlman
Here's a look at some rookies who could make a big league name for themselves in the next few weeks—or later in the season, as Adam Dunn did in 2001.
March 25, 2002 | Phil Taylor
an opposing team's scout sizes up the Padres