• Philip’s Journey Helps Give Padres’ Logan Allen Motivation on the Mound
  • Padres’ Prospect Cal Quantrill Just Wants to Win
  • Fixing Padres’ Pitcher Jarred Cosart
  • A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Select with 3rd Pick in 2017 MLB Draft
  • The Sad State of San Diego Sports

Under The Radar Friars For 2017

  The MLB season can be compared to mining for gold back in the 1840’s. It can be a long and painful process, but there may very well be gems found along the way. In 2016, the Padres found several in Ryan Schimpf, Brad Hand, Luis Perdomo, Drew Pomeranz, and Ryan Buchter. 2017, like any other season, should be no different for the Friars. There is a high probability that…

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My Top 10 Moments in San Diego Chargers History

  The Chargers have begun the process of moving north to Los Angeles, and that is a horrible thing. It’s tough to think about, but let’s take a look back on the place the Chargers have called home for the last 50 years. The “Q”, the “Murph”, or whatever name you call Qualcomm Stadium, it immediately brings back a flood of memories, good and bad, that happened in our concrete…

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Eric Yardley Interview: Opportunity in Every Difficulty

It is July in the sweltering summer of Alpine, TX, and the phone is ringing. On one end sits Eric Yardley, a pitcher for the Trinidad Triggers of the Pecos League, an association of independent baseball clubs spread from California to Kansas. He is a recent graduate of Seattle University who opted to forgo a Master’s degree in education (for now) for the possibility to be called a professional baseball…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX Week One Recap: Sonora Upsets Tijuana 1-0 In Lackluster Match

The Tijuana Xolos started off their Copa Corona MX campaign in the worst way possible by falling 1-0 against second division team, Cimarrones of Sonora. The Xolos also had a pessimistic game and merited the loss, not like in their week one Liga MX game against Morelia. Head coach Miguel Herrera was serving a suspension and was coaching the game from the stands, giving orders to the assistant coach via…

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What To Do When Your Football Team Bolts

Wednesday night. I’m sure you heard the news, an update that felt strangely overlooked by national media and the talking heads on SportsCenter given the weight it carried in America’s Finest City. “The Chargers plan to announce that they will move to Los Angeles for the 2017 season; the announcement could come as early as Thursday.” Given the rollercoaster ride this entire San Diego stadium saga has taken local fans…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX Week One Preview: Xolos Take On Second Division Team Away From Home

  Game: Cimarrones de Sonora vs Tijuana Xolos When: Tuesday Jan. 17 Time: 7:00 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Heroe de Nacozari TV: ESPN Deportes   The group stage of the Copa MX is set to start this Tuesday as the Tijuana Xolos will take on Cimarrones of Sonora from the Liga de Ascenso, or second division. The Xolos find themselves in group one of the Copa MX and are heavy…

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A Letter to Padres Fans

Dear Padres fans, I, like most of you, have been watching the Padres ever since I got into baseball. As a fan base, we’ve been through it all. We witnessed one of the greatest hitters of all time play the game in our uniform for his entire career. We’ve seen one of the best closers ever do his thing, over and over and over again. We have seen, and will…

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Life After The Chargers

It’s been roughly four days since our beloved football team announced that they were heading up the I-5 North to Los Angeles. The reports in early January from many football insiders gave me hope that the Chargers were staying put. Then, with one tweet from Adam Schefter, everything had changed. Initially, I was heartbroken. Many of my close friends and family members were heartbroken. The San Diego Chargers were always…

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San Diego is Now the Padres’ City

  It’s January, about halfway between the completion of the World Series and the beginning of the regular season. Nearly two and a half months have passed since the Chicago Cubs closed out the Cleveland Indians in the seventh game of the World Series. In just about a month, players will be reporting to spring training, with less than three months until the start of the baseball season. For San…

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Who are the San Diego Gulls?

If you are like me, you have a lot of passion for your San Diego area teams. With the Chargers leaving town, I found myself lost and looking for a new team to share this passion with. Yes we have the Padres and the Aztecs, and trust me, I have crazy amounts of passion for those teams, but I needed a team to fill this Charger-sized hole in my heart….

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