Padres Series Recap: Padres Lose 2 of 3 from Diamondbacks

April 18, 2016

The San Diego Padres have lost yet another series, but this wasn’t necessarily a series which the Padres should be wining. Unlike the previous series against the Philadelphia Phillies, the D-backs are a solid team. This series was going to be a tough one among two teams which really seem to be quite even in this moment in time. The Diamondbacks with their stacked team and their struggles and pressures…

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Padres Series Preview: San Diego Padres vs Arizona Diamondbacks

April 15, 2016

If you could only use one word to describe the San Diego Padres season so far it would have to be “inconsistency”. The Padres of course did not score a single run in the opening series against the Dodgers. After that the Friars went on to score 32 in a three-game series at Coors Field. Now most recently and most surprisingly of all the Padres were held to only five…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Take Series from Rockies

April 10, 2016

After being outscored 25-0 by the Dodgers in the Opening Series, what better place to go for the San Diego Padres than Coors Field. The game of Baseball is full of highs and lows, after suffering a low point in the opening series the Padres would find a high point in the high altitude of Coors Field. The Padres scored their first run of the season at Coors Field after…

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Padres Series Preview: San Diego Padres vs Colorado Rockies

April 8, 2016

It’s over! Don’t worry Padres fans that abysmal series against the Dodgers is over. The series where we were outscored 25-0 and the only positive seemed to be James Shields outing in the second game is done with. Better times are certainly ahead. There couldn’t have been a more perfect place for the Pads to go next than Coors Field. The series will start Friday at 1:00 pm. It’ll be…

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Padres News: Padres Vs. White Sox Series Preview

April 1, 2016

The San Diego Padres will face the Chicago White Sox for a two game exhibition series on Friday April 1st and Saturday April 2nd. The series will be the main attraction at the 2016 Padres annual Fan Fest, although some fans are bothered that the Padres will Charge admission for the games. Still the price is quite a good deal at just 10 dollars for general admission seats, to see some…

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Padres News: San Diego Padres Fan Fest Information

March 25, 2016

Attention Padres fans the 2016 season is ever so close, and with that the Annual San Diego Padres Fan Fest is one week away. Padres Fan Fest will take place on April first and April second at Petco Park. Like many other things fan fest will be different this year than Padres fans are used to. First off no tickets or per-registration will be necessary for autographs or any other fan…

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Padres News: WBC Qualifiers Start Today, First Chance to see Javy Guerra

March 17, 2016

The second round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers are underway today in Mexicali, Mexico and Panama City, Panama. Oh boy are their some interesting things to look out for. We’ll start with the city four hours away from San Diego, Mexicali. Now the teams playing there are really not that interesting apart from the host, Mexico, but there should still be plenty of action. The other teams include…

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Padres Special: On Benny’s 51st Birthday; A look at Padres Catching History

March 9, 2016

Today is Benito Santiago‘s Birthday. On this date the greatest backstop in San Diego Padres history turns the age of Trevor Hoffman‘s jersey number, 51. In honor of Benny’s Birthday let us take a look back on his career and other men who have been behind the dish in a Padres uniform. Benito Santiago arguably is the most talented catcher ever to wear a Padres uniform, but he isn’t the…

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Padres Editorial: The Friars Fun Factor in 2016

March 5, 2016

Baseball is back! Finally the wait is over. Spring Training games are underway. Who’s excited for Opening Day? I know I am… or wait am I? I don’t know as I have mixed feelings like a lot of San Diego Padres fans. First off what can Padres fans be excited about in Spring Training? I’m exited to see what Manuel Margot can do, what Jabari Blash (who has looked good…

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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…

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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…

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