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News from the Venezuelan League; Bush winner

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The Padres have a few players in the Venezuelan Summer League that are making some noise. Most notably, a player who hit .190 in the Dominican Summer League last year has begun the year with a .370 average. R.D. Spiehs had been pitching well with Portland but blew a lead on Friday. Geoff Jones was tagged for five, while Jared Wells continues to pitch well. Matt Bush drove in the game-winner in the tenth for Fort Wayne.

Venezuelan Summer League Update Our once a week update of the VSL has begun with three Padre prospects who are excelling as members of the split squad VSL Padres/Red Sox. Outfielder Darrell Walters, signed as nondrafted free agent by the Padres on July 2, 2003, leads the team in hits with 20, runs scored with 15 and his 13 RBI's rank second on the team through 13 games. He has also stolen five... Recommended Stories

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