Tijuana Xolos Week 13 Preview: Rematch Between Xolos & Club America at Estadio Caliente

April 7, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Club America When: Friday, April 7 Where: Estadio Caliente Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca America The Tijuana Xolos will play Club America in week 13 of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The teams faced each other earlier this year in the Copa MX competition. Club Tijuana did get the slight edge in that game, winning 1-0 with a goal by San Diego native, Paul Arriola….

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Start Off 2017 With Left Foot At Dodger Stadium

April 7, 2017

The San Diego Padres started off their 2017 MLB season this past Monday, April 3. The opening series of the 2017 season was a four-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. In 2016, the Friars also opened the season against the Boys in Blue and that series turned out to be a disaster. The Padres were swept in a three-game set at Petco Park and were outscored…

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Tijuana Zonkeys Finish Six-Game Road Trip with Three Wins & Three Losses

April 6, 2017

The Tijuana Zonkeys just recently completed a six-game road trip and will now be back in Tijuana this Saturday and Sunday to play Obregon. The Road Trip was successful, with the border city side getting three wins and three losses. The Zonkeys are now in second place in the CIBACOPA competition with 15 points. In the CIBACOPA, each win is two points and each loss will get you a point….

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Yasmani Grandal & Five Other Former Friars Who had Solid Opening Day Performances

April 5, 2017

The San Diego Padres had a rough start to the 2017 MLB season, falling 14-3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Former Friars’ backstop, Yasmani Grandal, played a huge role in the game, going 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI. The Cuban catcher was not alone, as several former San Diego Padres players had a nice start to their 2017 campaigns. Here are five more former Friars who stood…

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Tijuana Toros Series Recap: Toros Come Charging Out of Gates In 2017 with Series Sweep

April 3, 2017

The Tijuana Toros started off their 2017 campaign this Friday, March 31, at the Estadio Gasmart in Tijuana. The opening series for the Toros in the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol was set to be a three-game series against Vaqueros de la Union Laguna. The series turned out to be fantastic for the border city side, pulling off the three-game sweep and outscoring their opponents 27-6 throughout the series. Here is…

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10 Former MLB Players, Now on 2017 Tijuana Toros Roster

April 2, 2017

The Tijuana Toros started up their 2017 Liga Mexicana de Beisbol season on Friday, March 31, against Vaqueros de la Union Laguna at the Estadio Gasmart in Tijuana. The Toros had a strong 2016 season, reaching the final but losing to Pericos de Puebla. The border city side is expected to do well again this year, with a strong roster consisting of many ex-major league players. Here are the 10…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 12 Recap: Lajud & Hurtado Emerge as Heroes in Hard-Fought 3-3 Draw to Atlas

April 2, 2017

The Tijuana Xolos traveled to Guadalajara this Saturday, April 1, to face Atlas at the Estadio Jalisco in the week 12 game of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The game was set to be a hard-fought encounter and quite a difficult one for the border city side. The Xolos were going to be missing manager, Miguel Herrera and midfielder, Guido Rodriguez in the game due to suspensions received in the…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 12 Preview: Xolos Face Atlas Without Guido Rodriguez and Miguel Herrera

April 1, 2017

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Atlas When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 Where: Estadio Jalisco Time: 6:00 P.M. PST TV: Azteca 13 The Xolos will travel to Guadalajara to face Atlas at the Estadio Jalisco this Saturday, April 1. Both teams are in the mix for a playoff spot and should be able to provide an enticing duel. There is a bit of a rivalry between the two teams as well, with…

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San Diego Padres History: A Glimpse at All 11 Opening Day Games vs the Los Angeles Dodgers

April 1, 2017

The San Diego Padres biggest rival is the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team from up the freeway has always been a team that Padres fans love to hate, especially when it is the start of a new season and everyone is ready to watch Padres baseball. For the fourth consecutive year, the Padres will play the Dodgers on opening day. The game is set for Monday, April 3, 2017, at…

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Tijuana Zonkeys Series Recap: Zonkeys Sweep Durango in Opening Series at Home

March 25, 2017

A Tijuana Zonkeys game is a distinct experience that separates itself from other sporting events in the region. The basketball team from across the border started up its season this past Wednesday, March 22, at the Auditorio Fausto Gutierrez Moreno in Tijuana. The opening series of the season for Tijuana was set to be a three-game set against expansion team, Aguilas Doradas de Durango. I received an opportunity to cover…

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Who are the Tijuana Zonkeys? The Local Professional Basketball Team

March 21, 2017

What is one of the things that come to mind when you think of Tijuana? The Xolos, the Toros, hey even the tacos. Another thing that distinguishes the border city to San Diego are those donkeys that are painted to look like Zebras. The classic picture a tourist takes with a sombrero on top of one of these “Zonkeys”. The fictitious breed became so characteristic of the city that in…

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