Padres Editorial: Padres Fans Jumping Ship?

May 29, 2015

  When the San Diego Padres upgraded their team this off-season, a lot of raised expectations came with all the new players. Rightfully so, as when you add players like James Shields, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton, you create a solid nucleus of players that should provide a competitive team. Adding Shields to the likes of Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross gives you a solid top three starting pitchers. All three…

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Padres News: Padres Interested in Cuban SS Alfredo Rodriguez

May 28, 2015

The San Diego Padres are currently looking for a shortstop and perhaps the newest sensation out of Cuba will be their man. The team has been linked to Troy Tulowitzki, Javier Baez and Elvis Andrus. The Padres need for shortstop is evident, and Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that Alfredo Rodriguez might be an option for the team. Expect #Mets#Padres to lead way in bidding for Alfredo Rodriguez who has…

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Padres News: Padres Pitching Staff has Vastly Improved

May 28, 2015

The slow start to the San Diego Padres season had a lot to do with the performance of the pitching staff. The staff still leads the Major Leagues in home runs allowed, but they have shown signs of improvement in the last few weeks. Just in time for the Padres to make a playoff run. The Padres starting staff currently has 32 quality starts out of the 47 games started….

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Padres Rumors: The Cole Hamels Saga

May 27, 2015

The San Diego Padres off-season was one of the most memorable times in Padres history. The acquisitions and over-haul of the offense, was key to revitalizing the mostly stagnant Padres fan base. Most fans of the team had grown tired of an average team that was really not very entertaining to watch. After the additions of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Derek Norris and Will Middlebrooks, A.J. Preller turned…

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Padres Editorial: Should Austin Hedges be in AAA Playing Everyday?

May 27, 2015

When the San Diego Padres recalled Austin Hedges from AAA El Paso, I was immediately concerned. The 22-year old had started off the season well with the Chihuahuas, with a .324 batting average in 71 at bats. Hedges is considered one of the Padres most prized prospects, but his knack has always been his hitting or lack there of. I just wondered if Hedges sitting on the Padres bench was…

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Padres News: Will Venable Has Been Huge For the Padres

May 27, 2015

The San Diego Padres upgraded their teams anemic offense with the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Derek Norris and Wil Myers. Each has produced for the Padres, but an unsung hero has emerged of late. Will Venable has been an absolute pleasure to witness these past few games. Robbing Mike Trout of a home run on Tuesday night and then drawing a key walk in the tenth inning where…

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Padres News: Padres Injury Updates Myers, Johnson, Alonso & Morrow

May 26, 2015

The San Diego Padres have been hit by the injury bug hard in recent weeks. The loss of Yonder Alonso, Brandon Morrow and Wil Myers has taken its toll on the team. Each are important cogs to the well operated machine A.J. Preller constructed in the off-season. During their absence the team has had a lost look about them. Josh Johnson can also help the team once he finally returns from…

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Padres News: Player Spotlight Kevin Quackenbush

May 25, 2015

The San Diego Padres team is full of many personalities and a lot of different fan favorites. Kevin Quackenbush is surely becoming a  crowd favorite, not only his interesting last name, but his play on the field. He has been solid in his short tenure in the Padres bullpen. You often hear the calls of Quack! Quack! Quack!, once he enters the game. Even the occasional sound of a duck…

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Padres Special: On Memorial Day, Remembering Jerry Coleman

May 25, 2015

The San Diego Padres franchise has been in existence for 46 years. Tony Gwynn will always be known as Mr.Padre, but not too far behind our hometown hero, is Jerry Coleman. “The Colonel” was a member of the Padres organization from 1972 thru his unfortunate death in January of 2014. His iconic voice will always be remembered in the hearts of Padres fans. I still miss his voice when listening…

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Padres Rumors: Luis Sardinas Could Be the Answer For the Padres

May 24, 2015

With Will Middlebrooks getting a start at shortstop Saturday night, the San Diego Padres are really showing that they are growing impatient with their play from that position. The combination of Alexi Amarista and Clint Barmes has been hard to watch. The duo has not hit all season long and the Padres are obviously looking for an upgrade. It really doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure that out. Sorry…

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Padres News: Bud Black and His Future With the Padres

May 23, 2015

The San Diego Padres recent struggles have been magnified by the fans and now both the national media and local media are starting to come to the same assumption. The tenure of Bud Black as the Padres manager is coming close to an end. That could very well be the case as the state of the Padres play has been brutal to watch. Seeing Joaquin Benoit serve up a fastball…

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Padres News: Padres vs Dodgers, Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

May 22, 2015

I can’t begin to express the importance of this upcoming three game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres currently sit five games behind the Dodgers for the National League West and are currently four games back in the National League Wild Card race. The Padres have lost seven out of their last 10 games, and the feelings about the team have never been lower than they…

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