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Adys Portillo | Starting Pitcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/20/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 0
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Padres right-handed pitching prospect Adys Portillo threw two scoreless innings for Double-A San Antonio on Saturday, allowing one single and one walk while striking out one batter.
Portillo has allowed two extra base hits for the season, and was particularly dominant in May, limiting opposing batters to a .146/.226/.146 line while allowing just seven singles and five walks while striking out 21 batters in 14 2/3 innings. Portillo was once viewed as having the potential to be a frontline starter, but has pitched exclusively in relief in 2014. It is unclear if his move to the bullpen will be permanent, or if the Padres are using it as a way to keep him healthy after missing nearly all of 2013 with a variety of arm and lat injuries. He has the arsenal to be a dominating closer, so this could be a good career move for the former top prospect. Jun 1 - 9:42 AM

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Padres reassign RHPs Adys Portillo, Joe Ross and OF Daniel Robertson to minor league camp.

No real surprises among the first group of cuts, per usual. The 22-year-old Portillo dealt with a wide array of arm and lat injuries, limiting him to only three starts during the 2013 season.
Mar 10 - 12:01 AM

Padres sent RHP Adys Portillo outright to Triple-A Tucson.

Portillo cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Padres late last month. The 22-year-old was limited to just three starts in the minors last season due to injury.
Jan 7 - 9:29 AM

Padres designated RHP Adys Portillo for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the recently signed Joaquin Benoit. The 22-year-old battled a plethora of arm and lat injuries during the 2013 season, limiting him to just three starts for Class A Fort Wayne.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 05:14:00 PM

Padres prospect right-hander Adys Portillo (triceps, lat) is likely a couple of weeks away from game action.

Portillo has been sidelined due to triceps tenderness and a strained lat muscle, but he has made it through two bullpen sessions without incident. He's expected to pitch in extended spring training before joining a minor league affiliate. The 21-year-old right-hander had a 3.34 ERA and 107/70 K/BB ratio over 126 2/3 innings last season between Class A Fort Wayne and Double-A San Antonio. He could still have a future as a starter if he improves his control.
Tue, May 7, 2013 01:27:00 PM

Padres optioned RHP Adys Portillo and INF Edinson Rincon to Double-A San Antonio; OF Yeison Asencio to High-A Lake Elsinore.

No surprise cuts here. Portillo, who was one of the Padres' big international signings a few years back, posted a 3.34 ERA with 107 strikeouts over 126 2/3 innings between Low- and Double-A last season.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 01:24:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of RHP Adys Portillo from Double-A San Antonio.

He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft. Portillo, one of the Padres' big international signings a few years back, posted a 3.34 ERA with 107 strikeouts over 126 2/3 innings between Low- and Double-A this season.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 07:12:00 PM

Padres signed RHP Adis Portillo, SS Alvaro Aristy, OF Luis Domoromo, RHP Elvin Tavarez and INF-OF Corey Adamson to minor league contracts.

The Padres are believed to have spent $5 million on the international signings. $2 million went to Portillo, who was viewed as the No. 2 pitching prospect available behind Michael Inoa. He's a 16-year-old already throwing in the low-90s. Domoromo was the next most sought after of the five 16-year-olds. None of the prospects here will move quickly at all, but the Padres gave their weak farm system a significant boost with the additions.
Thu, Jul 3, 2008 03:26:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Rene Rivera
1B1Yonder Alonso
2Tommy Medica
2B1Jedd Gyorko
SS1Everth Cabrera
2Alexi Amarista
3B1Chris Nelson
2Yangervis Solarte
LF1Carlos Quentin
CF1Will Venable
2Cameron Maybin
RF1Seth Smith
2Chris Denorfia
3Jeff Francoeur
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Andrew Cashner
2Ian Kennedy
3Tyson Ross
4Eric Stults
5Robbie Erlin
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Jesse Hahn
8Casey Kelly
9Joe Wieland
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joaquin Benoit
2Dale Thayer
3Kevin Quackenbush
4Nick Vincent
5Alex Torres
6Tim Stauffer
7Troy Patton
8Blaine Boyer
9Jason Lane