Cal Paul Quantrill...son of Alyson and Paul Quantrill, a former Padre and 13-year MLB veteran pitcher...four-time varsity letterman in baseball at Trinity College in Ontario, Canada...lettered twice in hockey and three times in volleyball... played for Team Canada 18-U for three years, competing in two World Championships and a World Qualifier (Seoul, Taichung and Cartagena)...Team Canada won the 18-U World Championship in Seoul...in 2014, became the first freshman pitcher to start Opening Day for Stanford University since Mike Mussina in 1998...led Stanford in IP (110.2) and SO (98) and was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year and to the All-Pac-12 Team...as a sophomore in 2015, was on the Golden Spikes Award preseason watch list and began the season 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA before undergoing Tommy John surgery on 3/20/15...missed his junior season while recovering from surgery...has a yellow lab named Chevy...likes sandwiches from Board & Brew...favorite TV show is Friends...roots for the Toronto Maple Leafs...originally signed by Padres scout Sam Ray.
Split the season between San Antonio (AA) and El Paso (AAA), recording career highs in wins (nine), SO (123), starts (28) and IP (148.0)... His 16 starts and 87.2 IP in the first half led the Texas League while his 81 SO ranked 2nd and six wins ranked T-2nd...was one of a leauge-best nine Missions selected to the TL All-Star Game...Recorded a season-high 10 on 6/3 at Springfield, allowing just three hits across 7.0-shutout IP in SA's 6-0 victory...Earned winning decisions in a career-best four consecutive starts from 5/29-6/14 ...posted a 1.82 ERA (5 ER, 24.2 IP) with 26 SO against four walks and a .216 opponent clip over the stretch...Promoted to ELP on 8/5 and went 3-1 with a 3.48 ERA with 22 SO against five BB...in five of his six starts, he went at least 5.0 IP and allowed three earned runs-or-fewer....In his first career postseason start, he earned the win and helped ELP avoid the sweep in the Game 3 of the PCL semifinals on 9/7 at Fresno, tossing 6.0 shutout-IP of two-hit ball, striking out seven and walking one in ELP's 2-0 win...Entered 2019 rated as the Padres No. 10 prospect by Baseball America.
Split the season between Lake Elsinore (A) and San Antonio (AA), pitching to a combined 7-10 record with a 3.80 ERA (49 ER, 116.0 IP) with 110 SO against 40 BB in 22 games (all starts)...Began the season with Lake Elsinore and was named a California League Mid-Season All-Star, posting a 6-5 record with a 3.67 ERA (30 ER, 73.2 IP) with 76 SO to 24 BB in 14 starts...Allowed three earned runs or fewer in 12 of his 14 starts, two earned or less in nine of his starts and one or less in six of his outings...Recorded a career-high 12 SO to just one BB on 5/2 vs. Rancho Cucamonga...Selected to the the World roster representing Canada in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Marlins Park during the All-Star Break...tossed 1.0 IP and allowed two runs on two hits and a walk...Promoted to San Antonio on 7/11 and made eight starts for the Missions, posting a 1-5 record and a 4.04 ERA (19 ER, 42. IP)...Allowed four runs on a season-high 10 hits in his San Antonio debut on 7/15 at Frisco...allowed three earned runs or fewer in all seven of his other starts...Earned his first and only win with the Missions on 8/3 at Midland, tossing 6.0 IP of three-run ball on seven hits...Tabbed as having the best changeup in the Padres system by Baseball America following the season...Entered 2018 rated as the No. 40 prospect in baseball by MLB.com, No. 52 by Baseball America and No. 81 by ESPN.com.
Split his first professional season between the AZL Padres (R), Tri-City (A) and Fort Wayne (A), pitching to a combined 0-5 record with a 5.11 ERA (21 ER, 37.0 IP) with 46 SO against eight BB his 12 games (all starts)...Posted a 3.57 ERA (14 ER, 35.1 IP) through his first 11 starts between the AZL Padres, Tri-City and Fort Wayne before allowing a career-high seven earned runs in his final start of the season on 9/5 at Bowling Green.