Forecasting the San Diego Padres Starting Rotation in 2018

December 16, 2017

The starting pitcher has a huge impact on any baseball game, no matter the level. As you cannot win without a formidable starting rotation. In today’s game, the lineups all across Major League Baseball are built around bigger, stronger and more powerful hitters compared to professional baseball long ago. The 2017 season was a prime example of this surge in offensive talent across the baseball landscape. Offensive records were broken…

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Poor Shooting Leads USD to First Loss vs SDSU in City Championship

December 1, 2017

Excitement, hype, and feelings of emotion surrounded the undefeated Toreros Men’s basketball team last night as they battled the SDSU Aztecs for the annual City Basketball Championship, taking place at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. USD was intent on beating SDSU for the first time since 2015, when they knocked off the Aztecs on a neutral court at Petco Park, winning 53-48. USD entered the City Championship at 5-0, coming off…

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Why San Diegans Should be Thankful for USD Athletics

November 23, 2017

It’s clear and without question that the most followed college team in San Diego is the SDSU Aztecs. Most San Diego sports fans seem to minimize the accomplishments produced by the athletic teams wearing blue and white on the campus of USD. SDSU has almost thirty-four thousand undergraduates and multiple athletic teams that receive national media compared to less than six thousand undergrads at USD with little to no national…

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9th ranked USD Women’s Volleyball team wins first WCC Championship since 2013 vs. Pepperdine

November 23, 2017

The USD volleyball team won its 14th game in a row to close out the regular season Tuesday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion. This was a huge win for the Toreros, earning themselves a share of the West Coast Conference Championship with the BYU Cougars, a team they faced twice this season, winning one and losing the other. The Toreros were allowed an automatic bid due to the NCAA’s…

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Will Alex Dickerson make the Padres roster out of spring?

November 14, 2017

Alex Dickerson saw a total of zero at bats with the Padres in 2017. Less than three weeks into camp, Dickerson encountered a huge setback after experiencing extreme soreness in his upper back. The condition worsened throughout spring training and turned out to be a disc protrusion in his upper back. The San Diego native and Poway High School Alum was cast away and sent to the disabled list for…

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Brian Dutcher Era Begins Tonight as SDSU Aztecs Battle UCSD Tritons

November 2, 2017

The San Diego State men’s basketball team is ready to begin their season tonight as they open up against the UCSD Tritons at the Viejas Arena Thursday night. This game will only be the third time in the history of both schools that these two teams face off. The matchup will be in an exhibition battle prior to the regular season, but there should still be plenty of action. This…

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Can Matt Stairs Develop the Young Padre Hitters Next Season?

October 28, 2017

The San Diego Padres have announced the signing of former Padre and long-time MLB veteran Matt Stairs as the team’s new hitting coach for next season. After recently firing Alan Zinter on September 1st of 2017, the organization quickly found another coach to lead the Padres on offense. The team finished last in on base percentage, team batting average, and runs scored in all of Major League Baseball, putting them as…

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PNO (Positive, Negative, Outlook): Phil Maton

October 25, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ bullpen didn’t stand out to fans as a success this year, although it was much better than most people realized. Beyond a few injuries and down years from key members, this Padres bullpen had the pieces to be one of the brighter spots on the team. The Padres are now left with many formidable pieces in the pen, one of them being Phil Maton. Phil Maton…

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Top Moments of the 2017 Season: Wil Myers First Career Cycle

October 9, 2017

The history of the San Diego Padres has only witnessed two cycles, both coming at the hitter-friendly confines of Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. Matt Kemp ended the long, 46-year drought, when he hit for the team’s first cycle on August 15th, 2015. Wil Myers was able to hit for the second cycle in Padres history on April 10th, 2017 which put his name into the Padres’ record book as…

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USD Toreros Women’s Volleyball- A Program That Looks to Build Off Last Season in the West Coast Conference

October 3, 2017

The University of San Diego women’s volleyball program has been viewed as a powerhouse in the West Coast Conference and has shown to be one of the top volleyball programs in the nation the past two decades. In 2017, the Toreros will be looking to add to their success and make a run in the NCAA tournament come winter time. The expectations are high and fans hope that this year’s…

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