Padres Editorial: What Will the 2016 Padres Infield Look Like?

September 19, 2015

With the huge additions of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, James Shields, Wil Myers, Derek Norris and Craig Kimbrel, the San Diego Padres were instantly boosted into the relevancy. The franchise had for the most part laid low in terms of payroll and financial commitments to players. With James Shields free agent contract, those days of the frugal Padres seemed long gone. This team intends to compete in 2016 . Let…

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Padres Editorial: Bi-Polar Padres Are At It Again

September 17, 2015

After getting swept by the San Francisco Giants this past weekend, the Padres headed to the desert to take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three game series. Game one saw the team score five runs in the first inning after failing to score five runs in the whole three game series against the Giants. Amazing. The Padres were outscored 27-4 in the three game series verses San Francisco, then…

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Chargers News: Kyle Emanuel is the REAL THING

September 16, 2015

When the San Diego Chargers drafted a little known rookie out of North Dakota State with their fifth round selection, few in the city took notice. The team had already picked up Denzel Perryman out of the University of Miami with their second round pick, so naturally he was given most of the press. Perryman will still be a solid professional football player, but Kyle Emanuel has plain and simply…

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Chargers News: Fluker Injury Huge Loss For Chargers

September 14, 2015

It is inevitable, injuries will take place in the brutal and rough sport of football. The San Diego Chargers suffered a major blow on Sunday when starting offensive lineman D.J. Fluker was injured early in the 3rd quarter of the teams win against the Lions. The injury occurred as he was rolled up upon on a three yard carry from Melvin Gordon. A purely accidental injury, but when you make…

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Padres News: Who Will Manage Padres in 2016?

September 11, 2015

The 2015 season for the San Diego Padres has not exactly gone to plan. Executives within the team and Padres fans in general had very high hopes for this team. Manager Bud Black came into the season with all eyes on him. Being that he was in the last year of his contract, the team was in full evaluation mode in regards to Black. In the end his demeanor or…

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Padres News: Jedd Gyorko Performing & Showing Versatility

September 6, 2015

Much of the struggles of the San Diego Padres season had fallen on the shoulders of Jedd Gyorko initially, but he has caught fire and is now producing like a mad man. His production could not have come at a better time as the Padres team struggles to find an identity. With Cory Spangenberg and Yangervis Solarte getting a ton of playing time, Gyorko needed to hit in order to…

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Chargers News: Nick Novak Cut, Chargers Choose Lambo

September 6, 2015

The San Diego Chargers made a surprising roster cut as the team released veteran kicker Nick Novak in favor of rookie kicker Josh Lambo. The eight year veteran had played four seasons with the Chargers and appeared in 60 games for the Bolts. Novak was remarkably consistent but in the end that did not save his job. The move surprised most Chargers fans, but in reality Novak was horrible last…

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Chargers Editorial: Is Melvin Gordon Going to Be Alright?

September 5, 2015

When the San Diego Chargers moved up to draft Melvin Gordon out of the University of Wisconsin, Chargers fans rejoiced. Now the same fans are getting restless about his production, or lack of it. Melvin Gordon is a talented young running back. That talent does not always transition well to the National Football League. That is just the honest truth. Not to say Gordon is a bust, but he must…

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Chargers Rumors: Darnell Dockett an Option for Chargers?

September 4, 2015

Early Friday morning the San Francisco 49ers made a surprise cut to their roster. 10 year veteran defensive lineman Darnell Dockett was cut by the team. Would the San Diego Chargers be interested in adding this veteran to their team? Docket was signed this past off-season to replace Justin Smith who retired after a productive 14 year career. The move is very strange being that the Niners also lost Aldon…

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Padres News: Crowded Outfield in 2016, What to Do?

September 4, 2015

The San Diego Padres went crazy this past off-season when they went out and attained three legit starting outfielders. Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers are all-star outfielders and each will be in the lineup on an everyday basis. However the Padres, at the time, already had Seth Smith, Will Venable, Rymer Liriano, Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin on their roster. There was a huge log jam in the…

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Chargers News: Game Recap- Chargers Lose 14-12 to Niners

September 3, 2015

The San Diego Chargers traveled up Interstate 5 to take on the San Francisco 49ers in the two teams 44th meeting during the preseason. The 49ers had won the past five meetings against the Chargers, and the trend continued as the Niners won 14-12 in a rather slow-paced game. The two teams rested most of their starters in preparation for week 1 of the season which starts in less than…

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Padres News: With Norris Injury, Team Should Give Extensive Look at Hedges

September 3, 2015

The San Diego Padres suffered three injuries on Tuesday night in their second game of a three game series against the Texas Rangers. Yonder Alonso came out with a lower back injury, Shawn Kelley suffered an arm injury and Derek Norris injured his arm and wrist on a collision at home plate with Adrian Beltre. With Norris banged up, the team should take an extensive look at rookie catcher Austin Hedges….

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