Tijuana Xolos Week 3 Preview: Xolos Take On Chivas Away From Home

January 21, 2017

Game: Chivas de Guadalajara vs Tijuana Xolos When: Saturday Jan. 21 Time: 7:06 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Chivas TV: Univision Deportes Tijuana Xolos The Xolos have yet to face a true task this season. In the Liga MX they have faced, arguably two of the worst sides in the competition in Monarcas Morelia and Puebla F.C. In their Copa MX debut last Tuesday, Tijuana fell 1-0, to second division side,…

Read More >>

Under The Radar Friars For 2017

January 19, 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…

Read More >>

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

January 18, 2017

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…

Read More >>

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

January 16, 2017

  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…

Read More >>

Tijuana Xolos Week 2 Recap: Xolos Win 6-2 On Eve of 10th Anniversary

January 14, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos celebrated their 10th anniversary in grand fashion on Friday, as they won by a margin of 6-2 against Puebla F.C. The Xolos went with the exact same lineup that they presented against Morelia in week one of the Liga MX Clausura 2017, a classic 4-4-2 formation, with Manuel Lajud in net, Damian Perez, Juan Carlos Valenzuela, Victor Aguilera, and Michael Orozco as the defense. Then Victor Malcorra,…

Read More >>

Tijuana Xolos Week 2 Preview: Xolos Home Opener Against Puebla F.C.

January 12, 2017

  Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Puebla F.C. When: Friday Jan.13 Time: 7 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America   Soccer is back in the border city of Tijuana, as the Xolos play their first home game of the Clausura 2017 season on Friday. The Xolos are set to take on the struggling Puebla F.C. who, just like the Monarcas Morelia, are fighting for redemption this season. The match…

Read More >>

The San Diego Padres 2017 Bullpen Could Surprise You

January 12, 2017

  A bullpen is one of the most underrated components of a MLB franchise. The bullpen can make or break a team and we have witnessed it before. The 2016 Cleveland Indians came a game away from a World Series title, arguably due to the effort put in by Andrew Miller and company. Another great example of a bullpen that has made a team relevant is the recent San Francisco…

Read More >>

Xolos’ Dayro Moreno Reaches an Agreement With Atletico Nacional

January 8, 2017

  Something was very off with the mood of Saturday night’s Tijuana Xolos game. The Xolos lost the game because they could not finish their opportunities against the Monarcas. Tijuana’s star man, Dayro Moreno, was nowhere to be found. This was something that even threw the broadcasters off. Initially, TV Azteca’s on-field reporter indicated that Moreno did not play due to an executive decision. Moreno supposedly was not playing due…

Read More >>

Tijuana Xolos Week 1 Recap: Xolos Kick Off Season With Left Foot

January 8, 2017

The game of soccer can really be unjust. Time after time it is shown that you don’t have to outplay your opponent. You just have to find a way to put the ball in the back of the net. The Tijuana Xolos started off their season against Monarcas Morelia this Saturday. The Xolos fell by a score of 2-0, a mirror image of their 2-0 victory over Monarcas last season….

Read More >>

Tijuana Xolos Week 1 Preview: Xolos Kick Off The Season In Morelia

January 6, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Monarcas Morelia When: Saturday Jan. 7 Time: 5 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Morelos The Xolos The Tijuana Xolos have emerged as a relevant sports team in the San Diego area. Not everyone is a Soccer fan. But if you are, and if you live in San Diego, chances are that the Tijuana Xolos are a team that is close to your heart. With the Chargers most…

Read More >>

San Diego Padres Winter League Update #6

January 5, 2017

Winter League Baseball is coming down to its last few games. The Mexican Pacific League and the Venezuelan League are actually already in the playoff stage of their seasons. With that being said, there really hasn’t been too much action since the last update. In fact, there are several players who have not seen a single pitch for several weeks. We’ll take a look at them first, and then look…

Read More >>

San Diego Padres Winter League Update #5

December 24, 2016

Christmas is here and it’s been a busy couple of weeks for the San Diego Padres. The Padres have added several players to their roster, including some players who are participating in winter league baseball. There are now 28 players within the Padres’ organization participating in winter league baseball around the globe. Winter league baseball has been heating up recently with MLB stars Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano now playing…

Read More >>