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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Padres Editorial: The Sky is Still Not Falling Padres Fans!

May 22, 2015

What can be said about the way the San Diego Padres are playing right now? The team has brought a ton of enthusiasm to a once sleepy baseball city. The Padres win or lose have already won this season. By gaining an All-Star game next season and establishing a core group of players like Matt Kemp, James Shields, Derek Norris and Wil Myers, the lifelong fans realize this team will…

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Padres Minor League Spotlight: Travis Jankowski

May 22, 2015

Earlier this month San Diego Padres minor league outfielder Travis Jankowski had an impressive streak going while playing for the San Antonio Missions. Jankowski had reached base in 27 straight games from the lead-off position. That streak ended after a 0-4 game vs the Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston Astros AA affiliate) on May 12th. The winning pitcher that day for the Hooks was Lance McCullers. Son of former Padres pitcher…

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Padres Editorial: Brandon Maurer Should be Sent to AAA

May 21, 2015

Okay, before you get all bent out of shape San Diego Padres fans. I would like to see Maurer sent down to AAA to extend him. Stretch his arm out as an attempt to make him a starter towards the end of the season. Right now Maurer has the ability to slide right in to the rotation. He has three quality pitches and the moxie to go after hitters three…

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Padres News: Padres Continue to Lack Fundamentals

May 21, 2015

When the San Diego Padres upgraded their team with some much-needed offensive firepower, we all knew they would have some deficiencies. The team’s defense was immediately called into question, and rightfully so. The Padres continue to play average defense at best, but yet the defense is not the only major issue with the team. The fact that the Padres pitching staff has yet to lay down a sacrifice bunt is…

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Padres Editorial: Is Craig Kimbrel Tipping His Pitches?

May 20, 2015

When the San Diego Padres upgraded their offense with the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers and Derek Norris, Padres fans rejoiced. After the teams free agent acquisition of James Shields, it became evident that the team was serious about competing. Easter Sunday came along and with the Padres waiting for their first game of the year in Los Angeles, verses the Dodgers, a new trade took place….

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Padres Rumors: Let the Trade Talks Begin- Texas Rangers

May 19, 2015

The Texas Rangers are an organization that new San Diego Padres General Manager A.J. Preller knows very well. He was in the Texas Rangers organization for 10 years, after being hired as the Director of International and Professional Scouting in 2004. Preller worked his way all the way to Assistant General Manager, when the Padres hired him in August of 2014. With 10 years of service with the team, you…

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Padres News: Vote San Diego Padres Now for the 86th All-Star Game

May 19, 2015

The San Diego Padres are loaded with talent this season at virtually every position. The team for the first time in a long time, has the roster to take at least three or four players to this seasons All-Star game in Cincinnati. Voting is taking place now and unlike any time in history, voting is completely online. No more of the paper ballots we were so accustomed to seeing. That in…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Day Off, Time to Reflect

May 18, 2015

The San Diego Padres have the day off today and that is probably the best thing for the team. A Major League season can be a grind on a player, especially with the roller coaster ride the Padres have been on. Winning one night by skunking a team only to lose three straight nights can be maddening. Today’s day off should serve the team right. This team has not played…

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