Padres Rumors: Astros Jonathan Villar an Option for Padres?

June 8, 2015

The obvious need for the San Diego Padres is at the shortstop position. General Manager A.J. Preller has been scouring the trade market in attempt to gain a potential upgrade at the position. Nothing has come to fruition yet, but surely the Padres are going to make a move at some point. Perhaps shortstop Jonathan Villar of the Houston Astros would be an option for the Padres. The Astros called…

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Padres News: Brandon Morrow Leaves With Shoulder Discomfort

June 8, 2015

The San Diego Padres did not receive good news on Sunday when starting pitcher Brandon Morrow cam out of his final rehab start with shoulder discomfort. Morrow hasn’t pitched in the big league since May 2nd against the Colorado Rockies. #Padres RHP Brandon Morrow, making 2nd rehab start with @missionsmilb, left game after 49 pitches with discomfort in his right shoulder. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) June 7, 2015 He managed…

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Padres News: Melvin Upton Jr. to Return

June 7, 2015

The San Diego Padres announced on Sunday afternoon that Melvin Upton Jr. will return to the Padres 25-man roster on Monday in Atlanta verses the Braves. Upton spent two years with the Braves after signing a 5 years/$72.25 million dollar contract with them prior to the 2013 season. In 13 minor league games in AAA El Paso, Upton hit .280 with 1 home run and six RBI’s. He also stole…

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Padres News: Matt Kemp is Heating Up

June 7, 2015

Don’t look now San Diego Padres fans, but slugging outfielder Matt Kemp is starting to swing the bat with some authority. After his Saturday afternoon performance in which he went three for four with a homer and five RBI’s, Kemp spoke about the team. Kemp spoke about not being concerned with the amount of home runs he has, but rather the amount of wins the team has. That shows that…

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Padres News: How Are All The Players Traded This Off-Season Doing?

June 6, 2015

When the San Diego Padres overhauled their team this off-season a total of 17 minor league and major league players were moved. To acquire the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Wil Myers, Craig Kimbrel and Shawn Kelly, the Padres dealt some very promising young players. This article will take a look at each players numbers so far this season and what their future may hold. The players…

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Padres Editorial: Smooth Sailing Ahead for Padres?

June 6, 2015

The San Diego Padres seem to be poised for a major hot streak. Or at least Padres fans would like to think so. The team has played well of recent, and with the return of Yonder Alonso, the lineup seems to have the balance it was lacking before. Winning seven out of their last 10 games, the team suddenly finds themselves at the .500 mark and only 3.5 games behind…

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Padres Editorial: Wil Myers Wrist is a Concern for Padres

June 5, 2015

No matter what you read or see in the newspaper, you have to really believe the San Diego Padres are concerned with the wrist of their 24-year old slugging outfielder. Wil Myers has a history of wrist issues, and this latest injury could be the sign of a chronic issue. A baseball players hands and wrists are very important to their swing. If they are not healthy in those areas,…

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Padres News: James Shields Is Everything As Advertised

June 4, 2015

The San Diego Padres off-season was astonishing. The team over-hauled their entire anemic offense by a flurry of strategic trades and signings. The biggest addition to the team so far might have been the acquisition of James Shields. He has started the season with a record of 7-0 and his leadership in the locker room is truly immeasurable. Shields recently hung a sign in the Padres club house that said……

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Padres News: Kennedy Returning to Form?

June 3, 2015

The San Diego Padres starting pitching was supposed to be a strength for the team this season. When you add James Shields to a rotation that already has Tyson Ross and Andrew Cashner you form a very formidable trio. Add Ian Kennedy who had 201 innings pitched and 207 strike outs last season, and the staff is excellent. The year has not started out as planned, and Ian Kennedy has…

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Padres News: Yonder Returns and Solidifies Line-Up

June 3, 2015

The game of baseball is made for left-handed batters. It’s a fact. When a left-handed batter takes a full swing his momentum takes him right towards first base. The same swing from a right hander result in all your momentum guiding you towards third base, the opposite direction. Not to mention the left-handed batter is already three feet closer to the first base bag, by just standing in the batters…

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Padres Rumors: Now Is The Time For Segura

June 2, 2015

The San Diego Padres need for a shortstop is well-known around Major League Baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have multiple young shortstops and are currently out of the running for the National League Central Division. Sounds like a match made in heaven, or is it? I have already speculated that the Padres should obtain Luis Sardinas who was a former Texas Rangers minor leaguer. The Rangers are a team general manager…

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