Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 55 with Craig Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus

August 10, 2017

For this episode, we welcome Craig Goldstein back to the show. The minor league editor for Baseball Prospectus has vast knowledge about the Padres’ minor league system, so we welcome his insight. Let me warn you that Craig is brutally honest and he is not affiliated with the team in any way. He gives his opinion and he does not pull any punches in doing so. We speak about Fernando…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 54 with James & Patrick

August 10, 2017

  In this episode, we planned to discuss the state of the San Diego Padres. We started out that way, but the conversation quickly turned into talk about the minor league system. Pedro Avila had a great start on Tuesday night and we talk about the right-handed pitcher that was obtained for Derek Norris prior to the 2017 season. I mean, hey- the minor league system for the Padres is…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 53 with James & Patrick

August 4, 2017

  How about a quick little podcast on the Padres day off? Patrick and I were itching to talk some Padre baseball, so we fired up the old podcast machine and gave it a whirl. We started out talking about, of all things, the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team from up north has played remarkable so far this season, and we discuss how they are also built for the long…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 51 with James & Patrick

July 27, 2017

The San Diego Padres have played some pretty respectable baseball in the past few weeks. We start the podcast by talking about Sonny Gray. Ken Rosenthal recently named the Padres as a dark horse candidate for his services, and we discuss the pitcher. Gray might be a quality starter, and enticing, but we both agree the Padres should not dismantle the farm system just yet. Manuel Margot has been on…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 50 with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com

July 26, 2017

For our 50th episode, we bring back friend to the show, Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. The site is fresh off their updated rankings for each MLB team. Before bringing in Jonathan, Patrick and I discuss the recent trade. Brandon Maurer, Ryan Buchter, and Trevor Cahill were shipped to KC on Monday, and we discuss the trade between ourselves. The trade might have been tough for some Padre fans to see,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 49 with James & Patrick

July 14, 2017

  This week’s show opens with some Pablo Sandoval talk. Ugh. The switch-hitting third baseman has been released by the Red Sox, and some would like the Padres to take a look at Kung-Fu Panda. Ultimately, we believe, he is not a good fit for this young team and we discuss the numerous reasons why he should not come close to Petco Park. Hunter Renfroe went on the D.L. with…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 48 with James & Patrick

July 7, 2017

  For this week’s solo show, we speak about many Padre related topics We hit on the team’s last series in Cleveland, and the fact the Friars will be maddening to watch the whole season long. They are capable of winning any series, against anyone, but at the same time they are capable of laying an egg on virtually any night. The team is young. It happens. The pitching performance…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 47 with James & Patrick (Reviewing EVT’s Top-100 Prospect List)

June 27, 2017

For the 47th episode, we discussed EVT’s top-100 prospect list, that was just completed last week. The list was a daunting task, but I found it to be refreshing at the same time. Finding all these new potential prospects that I hear little to nothing about, was enjoyable. I educated myself on the Padres’ farm system and my attempt was to do the same for all Padre fans. Patrick and…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 46 with John Conniff

June 24, 2017

  The show welcomes back John Conniff of MadFriars. He has a wealth of information about the Padres’ farm system as he has covered the team for a long time. We ask John about the recent draft selections and his thoughts about each new Padre. Mackenzie Gore is discussed in-depth as we learn John’s feelings on the prep left-hander. We also discuss Luis Campusano and Blake Hunt and the thought…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 45 with Jesse Agler

June 20, 2017

  For the 45th show we welcome Jesse Agler, from the road, in Chicago. The Anthony Rizzo slide into Austin Hedges is fresh news, so we got Jesse’s opinion on the matter. He explains to us his feelings and we all delve into this delicate matter. We also get Jesse’s feelings on Allen Cordoba. The young phenom has impressed everyone with his play since the Padres selected him in the…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 44 with Casey Boguslaw

June 19, 2017

In episode 44 of the EVT podcast, we began with some banter about the San Diego Padres. We talked about the weekend series with the Milwaukee Brewers, how Luis Perdomo and Dinelson Lamet looked over the weekend, and how Wil Myers and Yangervis Solarte both had solid showings. The conversation then moved to trade chips, as Yangervis Solarte and Clayton Richard have both been performing well and building up their…

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