Padres Special: Tyson Ross is the latest of an Interesting History of Opening Day starters for Padres

February 21, 2016

Friday proved to be a big day for Padres fans. Among other things Friar faithful now know who will take the mound on Opening Day against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. The man with the task will be Tyson Ross, who totally deserves it after proving to be the Padres best pitcher in 2015. The California Bear will be the 29th different pitcher to start an Opening Day in the…


Padres Special: A look back- Friars in the Caribbean Series

February 11, 2016

The big game on Sunday inspired me to write this article on San Diego Padres history. Wait…..the Super Bowl inspired you to write an article on Padres history? No of course not, I’m referring to the Caribbean Series final between Mexico’s Venados de Mazatlan and Venezuela’s Tigres de Aragua. The game was quite the thriller, ending in walk-off style by Mexico’s designated hitter Jorge Vazquez, who ironically had been part…


Padres Editorial: Odrisamer Despaigne- A Man of The People

February 8, 2016

Odrisamer Despaigne was traded on Thursday to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for minor league pitcher Jean Cosme. This trade did not make headlines or even reach certain social media pages like @everythingMLB on Instagram who have over 100 thousand followers and seemingly cover all MLB transactions. I guess this trade just wasn’t relevant enough. Yes if you look at this trade from an analytic point of view it just isn’t…