Conner Penfold

  • joined Dec 07, 2010
  • last login Aug 27, 2014
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22-year-old minor league enthusiast. Creator of Giants minor league prospect blog Giant Potential. Long live Ryan Theriot.

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The best Giants prospects of July


In which we learn that Hunter Strickland hasn't walked an opposing hitter since June 27.

Who were the best players in the minors in June?


Mike Kickham was virtually unhittable in five June starts, and other prospects shined.

Brandon Belt close to returning


The Giants' first baseman has 10 hits in five rehab games.


Get to know Giants prospect Christian Arroyo

The 19-year-old shortstop talks about his hometown, music, and sunflower seeds.

Q&A with Grizzlies third baseman Adam Duvall


The corner infielder leads the Pacific Coast League with 20 home runs.

Giants monthly prospect review: May

Adam Duvall knocking on the door to the majors with a ridiculous May.

Q&A with GreenJackets infielder Brandon Bednar


The Giants seventh-round pick in 2013 is hitting in bunches for Augusta.

Monthly Prospect Review: April


The best and worst from the Giants' farm system and minor league baseball's opening month.

Q&A with Edwin Escobar

Fresno Grizzlies lefty learning Triple-A hitters.

Video: Kendry Flores beats L.A.

22-year-old outduels rehabbing Josh Beckett.

Four unknown prospects poised for breakout seasons

You might know them, you might not. But get used to hearing their names.

Picking four breakout prospects


You already know who they are. But 2014 could solidify why you know.

Giants post minor league rosters


Derek Law assigned to Richmond, after all.

Black is Back


The seventh-round Pittsburgh product, Ray Black, was set back two years after a labrum procedure, but he's now touching triple digits in Giants camp.

MLB updates their top-20 Giants prospect list


Derek Law, Keury Mella, and Kendry Flores are on the list now.

Introducing: Luis Ysla


21-year-old Venezuelan is not Keury Mella, but throws baseballs well.

Updating Hunter Strickland's progress


Big righty is ahead of schedule in Tommy John rehab.

Profiling Tyler Mizenko


The Winthrop University sinkerballer prides himself on forcing ground balls.

Giants "Futures Game" Highlights


It's mostly Madison Bumgarner.


Video: Dontrelle Willis in a Giants uniform

"D-Train" proves effective (and even hustles!) in one inning of work.

Best/worst of Giants prospects in last 999 days


Semi-meaningless stats that are fun to look at now and forget about later.


Tickets for Adam Foote night

My girlfriend and I are flying out from California for Adam Foote night against Montreal and we're wondering if anyone in this community would be willing to sell us 2 tickets for a reasonable...


Interviews with Kieschnick, Dunning, Kickham, and Jeff Arnold

Here's a slew of video Q&As I've done recently with several players. Jeff Arnold, San Jose Giants catcher, has particularly good insight into talented pitching staff in San Jose. Roger Kieschnick ...

Kyle Crick strikes out 10 (again)


It's technically a downgrade considering two starts ago he struck out 10 in four innings. It took him six innings this time. The kid can only do so much.

Kyle Crick strikes out 10 in 4 innings


Speaks for itself. Kyle Crick had 12 outs on Friday night ... 10 were strikeouts, 2 were pickoffs. Video of all 10 strikeouts plus Panda's home run with San Jose, all here.

Clayton Blackburn interview


Giants No.11 prospect. Current San Jose Giants starter.


Clayton Blackburn video interview + live game footage

In the spirit of high school draft picks, I chose Clayton Blackburn to interview last week. The Giants No.11 prospect came off a great season in 2012 with Low-A Augusta and is now part of a stacked...

"Ten Minutes or Less" with Mac Williamson


San Jose Giants right fielder Mac Williamson.


Mac Williamson video interview

"Ten Minutes or Less" with San Jose Giants right fielder Mac Williamson Decided to test out the video interview realm instead of the basic written Q&A format. Let me know what you think. Don't...

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