Padres News: Gyorko Recalled, Spangenberg to D.L.

June 30, 2015

The San Diego Padres have lost Cory Spangenberg for at least two weeks as the infielder was placed on the D.L. on Tuesday morning. Jedd Gyorko was recalled to take his place on the 25-man roster. Official: Gyorko recalled, Spangenberg to DL. — Jeff Sanders (@JeffSanders_UT) June 30, 2015 The horrible take out slide that took Cory Spangenberg out of the game on Saturday night has resulted in a D.L….

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Chargers News: Is Melvin Gordon the Real Deal?

June 30, 2015

When the 2015 NFL Draft took place is was very evident that the San Diego Chargers were in the need of a running back of the future. The Ryan Mathews era had come and gone and the team looked for a back who could be the face of the franchise for the next 5 years at least. When the 15th pick came the team pulled the trigger on a trade…

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Padres Editorial: It’s Way Too Early to Judge Pat Murphy

June 27, 2015

The San Diego Padres made a change at the helm during a year in which expectations were extremely high. The makeover to the roster General Manager A.J. Preller consummated was truly magical. The mostly dormant franchise was awaken with excitement and many people predicted a Padres playoff appearance. The fan base has been rejuvenated, but the play of the team has been unbearable to watch at times this season. A…

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Chargers Special: Chargers Royalty Antonio Gates and Kellen Winslow

June 27, 2015

The history of the San Diego Chargers runs very deep. All though the team has failed to hoist that Lombardi Trophy, they still have a vast history of iconic players. From Johnny Unitas to LaDainian Tomlinson, the history of great players has been quite evident to Chargers fans. No other position has produced more quality players for the Chargers than the tight end position. Antonio Gates and Kellen Winslow will…

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Chargers Editorial: The Eric Weddle Situation

June 26, 2015

The San Diego Chargers season is approaching very fast. There are many questions surrounding the team, among them is the future of its starting safety. Eric Weddle is in the last year of his contract and reportedly wants a brand new extension now or else. He had been holding out of all Chargers activities including OTA’s. Weddle did show up for Mini Camp last week, but had some very harsh words…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Fans Are Starting to Get Restless

June 26, 2015

The San Diego Padres have had a horrible time in recent years competing. The Padres have not tasted playoff baseball since the days of Bruce Bochy as manager. The team has had many notorious collapses and continually finishes slightly below the .500 mark  year in and year out. The fan base has been dormant, with no real reason for excitement. That is until A.J. Preller was hired last August. The dramatic…

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Padres Minor League Spotlight: Colin Rea

June 25, 2015

The San Diego Padres farm system seems to always generate decent pitchers and the future seems to be right on par with past successes. The latest pitcher to step up is right-handed pitcher Colin Rea who is presently pitching in San Antonio for the Padres AA ball club. Rea has had past control issue but seems to have rectified those issues and the results are head turning. Rea was drafted in…

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Padres Special: Eric Owens Brief Padres Career

June 24, 2015

When you think about past San Diego Padres players, the name Eric Owens probably doesn’t come to your mind. He wasn’t the flashiest of players, but Owens played the game hard and was often over shadowing players on the field with his all out hustle. Eric Owens was a gritty ballplayer in every sense of the word. Not blessed with the greatest of skill, but his heart carried him to…

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Padres News: Huge Win For Padres Tuesday Night Against the Giants

June 24, 2015

The San Diego Padres looked to be done for the evening as the team went up to bat for the top of the eighth inning on Tuesday night. 2014 World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner had been pitching a gem of a game. To that point Bumgarner had a shut out going with 13 strike outs. Yonder Alonso worked a full-count walk to lead off the eighth and Will Middlebrooks followed…

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Padres Rumors: Could the Padres Trade Kimbrel?

June 23, 2015

  With all the speculation about Justin Upton being dealt before the deadline, closer Craig Kimbrel could also be moved for numerous reasons. The fact that Kimbrel is under contract for the next three years, and also given the fact the San Diego Padres have a couple of in-house replacements, leads me to believe he too could be used to rebuild the farm system. That is if the Padres team…

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Padres News: Upcoming Giants Series Huge for Padres

June 22, 2015

The Major League baseball season is an absolute marathon full of ups and downs. Just when you think a team is done, they could very easily come back and prove you wrong. Baseball is a magical sport, right when you think you have it figured out as a player or fan, it changes on you. It always has, and always will. This upcoming series in San Francisco is very crucial…

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Padres Special: Fan Favorite Bip Roberts

June 21, 2015

Leon “Bip” Roberts was a true fan favorite for the San Diego Padres franchise. His all hustle attitude mixed with his small stature, resulted in instant recognition and appreciation for fans. He gave it all he had on the ball field and was a great example to other players. Bip was one of my personal favorites. I can remember as a kid really looking up to him. I had the…

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