Padres News: Quantifying the Padres Early Season Offensive Struggles

April 16, 2016

Just ten games into the 2016 season, it’s been a bit of a rough start for the San Diego Padres. Through ten games the team sits at 3-7, and have been shut out in five of those ten games. The pitching staff has been good enough, but the Padres offense has gone quiet. After an opening series sweep against the Los Angeles Dodgers, one in which the Padres scored zero…


Padres News: A Closer Look at Andrew Cashner’s Early Season Performance

April 14, 2016

The San Diego Padres are now nine games into the season and currently sit at three wins and six losses. After an opening series sweep, in which they were outscored 25-0, the Padres took two out of three in Colorado before losing two of the first three in the four game series in Philadelphia this week. After an offensive outburst in Colorado, the Padres offense has once again been anemic…


Padres Minor Leagues: Down on the Farm- Padres Minors Week in Review

April 11, 2016

April is finally here and baseball is in full swing. While the San Diego Padres have had quite a roller coaster start to the season, they have recovered nicely after an atrocious start to the season. With the focus mostly on the major league roster, the Padres minor league teams sometimes go overlooked. While the Double and Triple-A teams look somewhat similar to last year, both low-A ball teams are…


Padres News: Can Colin Rea Take A Step Forward in 2016?

April 10, 2016

On Friday afternoon, the San Diego Padres finally got their first run, and their first win, with a 13-6 victory over the Colorado Rockies. After a demoralizing opening series sweep against the Dodgers, the Padres offense came to life, and the pitching staff did enough to preserve the win in the end. Despite the positives that come with the win, and the fact that the Padres finally got on the scoreboard,…


Padres Series Recap: Dodgers Destroy Padres in Opening Series

April 7, 2016

The Opening three game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers could not have gone any worse for the San Diego Padres. In those three games, the Padres were outscored by a combined total of 25-0, setting a major league record. With 27 consecutive scoreless innings to begin the season, Padres fans are down in the dumps. The Padres were unable to collect many hits at all, let alone string them…


Brewer’s Banter: The Padres Are Who We Thought They Were

April 7, 2016

The 2016 season is already in full swing. Every team has already played at least two games, while some have even played four already. Two or three, or even four, games is too small of a sample to make any real conclusions about any team, but fans and pundits alike are already making plenty of assumptions about their favorite teams. The Cubs look to be an offensive juggernaut. The Diamondbacks…


Padres News: Opening Series Preview Padres vs. Dodgers

April 4, 2016

With the conclusion of Sunday’s slate of games, the baseball season is officially underway. After months of waiting, today is finally the day, as the San Diego Padres host the defending National League West Champions at four o’clock today. The rosters are all set, which can be viewed here, and it is almost time for baseball. The Padres will play three games at home against the Dodgers before traveling to Colorado…


Padres News: Opening Day Roster (Mostly) Finalized

April 3, 2016

On Sunday morning, the Padres finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Day. After the additions of Travis Jankowski, Jabari Blash, and Luis Perdomo prior to Saturday’s exhibition game, and the addition of Colin Rea after the conclusion of the game, the Padres still had two open roster spots to decide on. While it was expected that there would be one more bullpen arm and one more bench player added, the results…


Padres News: #SDSocialSummit and Roster News and Notes

April 2, 2016

On Saturday morning the San Diego Padres held another #SDSocialSummit. We here at East Village Times were lucky enough to be able to attend the event, and also got some inside information in the process. Andy Green announces that Travis Jankowski has made the 25-man roster at the #SDSocialSummit — San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 2, 2016 I am actually somewhere in that picture. See if you can find…


Padres News: Robbie Erlin Poised to Make Rotation?

March 31, 2016

Spring training has officially come to a close. Opening night is now only four days away. Most of the San Diego Padres roster seems to be relatively set, but there are still a few important questions left to be answered. One of those being the final two rotation spots. With Tyson Ross, Andrew Cashner, and James Shields locked in at the top of the rotation, the Padres still have two spots…


Padres News: Nick Vincent Traded to Seattle for PTBNL

March 30, 2016

On Wednesday morning the Padres made yet another roster move, as RHP Nick Vincent was traded to the Seattle Mariners for a PTBNL. It appears Nick Vincent has been traded. Unsure where. Says he can’t discuss details yet. Handshakes and hugs in the clubhouse. — AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) March 30, 2016 Vincent has indeed been traded. Still checking on where. He’s out of options, so the Padres didn’t have a…


Padres News: Roster Moves, Trades, and Speculation

March 29, 2016

With less than week to go until Opening Day 2016, Andy Green and the San Diego Padres still have quite a few roster decisions left to make. Quite a few roster spots are still up for grabs, with plenty of strong candidates making their case. The next few days should be quite active as the Padres roster is narrowed down further until it makes it’s way to the 25-man Opening…