Padres’ Prospect Cal Quantrill Just Wants to Win

December 20, 2016

The game of baseball is like life. Its circular in every way.  It’s strange how it happens, but as you mature in life you realize that fact. Former relief pitcher Paul Quantrill spent just under two months with the team in 2005, and his 10-year old son spent some time in the Padres’ locker room that summer as his father pitcher for the Friars. Who would have known that this…

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Padres Have Signed 17 Year Old Cuban LHP

December 19, 2016

The international market continues to be pillaged by the San Diego Padres as they continue to build a dominant minor league system. A.J. Preller has a propensity for acquiring young Latino talent, and the man has no qualms about bringing in players despite their age. Ramon Ernesto Favier Perez is a 17-year-old left-handed pitcher who has excellent stuff. He is clocked in the low to mid 90s with his fastball…

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The “Chargers” Name Belongs to San Diego & Should Be Left Here

December 19, 2016

Okay the time has finally come. The inevitable is here and it seems painfully obvious that Dean Spanos is about to take his football team and leave. The San Diego Chargers are staring at possibly their last few games in franchise history. Thinking about that brings a whirlwind of emotions. The first wave brought anger, followed by sadness and pain. At this point, most fans are either in denial or…

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Is Adam Lind a Fit for the San Diego Padres?

December 19, 2016

The San Diego Padres need to think outside the box when it comes to creating a 2017 roster. The team has a lot of money spread out in the coming season to pay the contracts of Melvin Upton Jr., Matt Kemp, James Shields, Alexei Ramirez, and Hector Olivera. Almost $32 million dollars will be spent on these five players for the 2017 season. That cripples the team a bit, but…

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Chargers Week 15 Recap: Bolts Lose 19-16 at “Home”

December 18, 2016

It what might have been the lowlight of the 2016 San Diego Chargers season, the Bolts lost 19-16 to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. The outcome of the game itself was not the worst part of the season, but instead it was the amount of Raiders fans that attended the game at Qualcomm Stadium. The effect they had on the result of the game was obvious, when it was all…

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San Diego Chargers Week 15 Twitter Roundup

December 18, 2016

In this weeks installment of the Twitter Roundup we bring you the Raiders vs the Chargers. There should be plenty of fuel for the fire in this weeks game against fierce division rivals. Qualcomm Stadium will be filled with Raiders’ fans and the Chargers’ home field advantage will be gone. Internally #Chargers fear it’ll be more than 50% #Raiders fans today at a home game. They actually pumped in crowd…

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San Diego Padres Sign RHP Jhoulys Chacin

December 17, 2016

The San Diego Padres’ 2017 rotation is slowly taking shape. A.J. Preller has been working the phones diligently, and with that, the team will inch towards building a starting rotation for this upcoming year. The rotation currently has the names of Christian Friedrich, Luis Perdomo, Jarred Cosart, Paul Clemens, Cesar Vargas, and Zach Lee battling it out for a spot. Well, you can now add the name of Jhoulys Chacin…

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Week 15 Preview: Oakland Raiders @ San Diego Chargers

December 16, 2016

Oakland Raiders (10-3) vs San Diego Chargers (5-8) Sunday December 18, 2016 1:25 PM CBS Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California   The tragic 2016 San Diego Chargers’ season rolls on this week, as the Bolts face off against the resurgent Oakland Raiders. I can remember a time when these division games were a joy to watch as the Chargers continually had their way with an incompetent Raiders’ squad. Those days…

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36 Years Ago Today Padres’ History Changed

December 15, 2016

In the 47-year existence of the San Diego Padres, there are quite a few moments that really hurt. Losing two World Series was rough for the fans and franchise, there is no doubt. Also, there was the team’s potential move to Washington D.C. in the 70’s, which was a difficult moment in history. Another tough moment was the passing of two Padres’ legends, Tony Gwynn and Jerry Coleman, in 2014. Still,…

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Newly-Signed Padres’ Prospect Michael Baez with Video

December 12, 2016

  Despite a quiet off-season, the San Diego Padres continue to make a splash on the international market. A.J. Preller comes with a pedigree of evaluating talent and signing players from the Latin market, and he has certainly exercised his ability to do so as the Padres’ general manager since the market first opened on July 2. In recent days, the team has finalized a deal with Cuban right-handed pitcher…

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Padres’ Rule-5 Pick Miguel Diaz Will Have a Mentor in Luis Perdomo

December 11, 2016

The San Diego Padres once again rolled the dice when it came to the 2016 Rule-5 draft. A.J. Preller is loading the farm system with an influx of youth and he will acquire it any way he can. Just like last season, when the team selected four players (Jabari Blash, Luis Perdomo, Josh Martin, and Blake Smith) in the draft, the Padres once again went shopping and selected three in…

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Week 14 Preview: San Diego Chargers @ Carolina Panthers

December 9, 2016

San Diego Chargers (5-7) at Carolina Panthers (4-8) Sunday December 11, 2016 10:00 AM Fox Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina   The San Diego Chargers’ injury-riddled season has finally resulted in the inevitable. Playoffs are no longer an option, though the team is still mathematically qualified. To make the 2017 playoffs, the team would need the most unlikely miracle to have ever taken place in the history of…

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