Padres News: Kemp and Shields Put on Waivers by Padres

August 7, 2015

The San Diego Padres have had a disappointing 2015 season. The team was supposed to contend in the National League West, but has failed to play consistent baseball all season long. They currently sit five games under .500 and it is pretty safe to say the team will not make the playoffs this season. The recent three game losing streaks at the hands of the last place Milwaukee Brewers, has…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Past Draft Mistakes, the 1999 Draft

August 6, 2015

The San Diego Padres have had a horrible past when it comes to their draft selections. The team has continually failed to draft and develop quality Major League talent, especially hitters. This continued failed attempt to draft talent has stunted the growth of the franchise and resulted in mediocre Major League teams. Drafting players is not an exact science. There are many intangibles to a player that can not be…

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Padres News: Will Travis Jankowski Get a Promotion?

August 6, 2015

The San Diego Padres have really had trouble in recent years producing offensive talent from their farm system. The days of Roberto Alomar or Benito Santiago are far gone. Instead Padres fans have seen Matt Bush, Sean Burroughs, Donavan Tate, Matt Antonelli, Jake Gautreau, Vince Faison, Kevin Nicholson, and Matt Halloran all drafted by the Padres with high selections in the first round. Only Burroughs has made any kind of…

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Padres News: Padres Having Fun, Turning Into Dangerous Team

August 4, 2015

The San Diego Padres team, with absolutely nothing to lose, is turning into a very dangerous team in the Major Leagues. After being told by virtually all of the media that they have no shot at playoffs this year, the team has caught fire. Still a long road ahead, but this team is showing signs of a team that could get back into the race. On Sunday, when Alexi Amarista…

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Chargers News: Injuries Already Hitting Chargers

August 3, 2015

It is inevitable, football is a brutal sport. It is tough on the body and injuries are just part of the game. The San Diego Chargers are not immune to this and the injuries are already starting to mount. Chargers defensive lineman Tenny Palepoi broke his foot and is out for the rest of the season. His foot injury is particularly tough for the Chargers since their defensive line lacks…

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Padres News: Hedges Shown a Vote of Confidence

August 3, 2015

The San Diego Padres have decided to keep young catcher Austin Hedges on the 25 man roster. With that decision veteran catcher Tim Federowicz was activated from the 60-day D.L. and then designated for assignment. Federowicz had spent 20 days on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment and the Padres were forced to make a roster move. It is no coincidence that Federowicz rehab stint ended the day after the trade…

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Chargers News: Rivers Contract Being Worked Out?

August 1, 2015

This 2015 San Diego Chargers season will be huge in many different ways for the city and the fans. One of the most pressing issues is the pending free agency of franchise quarterback Philip Rivers. His representatives and the Chargers are currently negotiating on a contract extension. We will see where that takes them. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recently received an extension from the Seahawks. His deal will pay…

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Padres News: Padres Add Only Rzepczynski at Deadline

August 1, 2015

With all the hype of a Super Bowl, the trade deadline was supposed to be huge for the San Diego Padres as they attempt to restructure their team. Instead of a “Mega Deal” like Padres fans were all told by the National Media, they got Marc Rzepczynski from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for Abraham Almonte, and that was it. Really? I thought we were on the verge of a…

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Padres Rumors: Astros, Cubs, Twins & Yankees All Potential Trade Partners

July 31, 2015

It is a very stressful time for San Diego Padres fans as they wait and prepare themselves for the trades that are surely going to happen. The team has been rumored to be nearly ready to be super-active, but yet not one deal has been agreed upon. Fans are restless searching for one shred of recent news pertaining to a potential Padres trade. The absolute latest has the Padres in…

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Padres Rumors: The Calm Before the Storm?

July 30, 2015

With less than 48 hours before the trade deadline ends on Friday at 1:00 pm PST, all is eerily quiet for the San Diego Padres. The team is rumored to be looking to make some really big moves, but nothing seems imminent and there really is not much news coming out about the team. Justin Upton figures to be getting the most attention, but the Padres have not fully come…

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Padres Rumors: Jose Reyes? Would A.J. Preller Dare?

July 29, 2015

As the reports of the blockbuster trade that sent Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, there were reports a third team might be involved. Immediately rumors swirled that the San Diego Padres could be involved somehow. The Blue Jays and Padres had been connected to many trade talks, most notably for Craig Kimbrel. There turned out to be no third team and the trade was agreed…

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Padres News: How is Pat Murphy Doing as Manager?

July 29, 2015

After the San Diego Padres most recent home stand, manager Pat Murphy had some very interesting comments to the San Diego media. The Padres had just won their third straight against the Miami Marlins. The team went 6-3 on the home stand and seemed poised to make a playoff run. Or at least that is what some Padres fans believed. Murphy took the podium and generally looked displeased. The team…

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