Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 43 with Geoff Young

June 16, 2017

In this week’s episode, fresh off the draft, we welcome in Padres “Blog Father”, Geoff Young. He did our show last year around this time and we decided it was time to bring back the man. It is always great to talk to Geoff and pick his brain about the state of the current Padres’ regime. We speak a bit about the draft and Mackenzie Gore. We also briefly speak…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 42 with James & Patrick

June 12, 2017

Mackenzie Gore is a San Diego Padre, and we are both ecstatic about it. In this week’s show, we discuss the young lefty and what his abilities are. He comes with great upside, but will he be able to live up the high expectations? Only time will tell. The team shocked the Padres world, as they selected two catchers with its next two picks. We discuss the duo and what…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 41 with Kyle Glaser (Draft Special)

June 11, 2017

It is almost draft time, so we bring on Kyle Glaser of Baseball America to discuss the latest on the 2017 MLB Draft. We are less than 24 hours before the Padres select with the third pick and Kyle gives us his latest thoughts on the team. The three of us discuss all the likely subjects as we talk about Hunter Greene, Kyle Wright, McKenzie Gore, Brenden McKay, and Royce…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 40 with James & Patrick

June 6, 2017

We are back with another solo show as we delve into the latest in Padres news. The team has collectively played better in recent weeks, but the Padres still stand in firm position for a top selection in the June 2018 draft. Patrick and I discuss the play of the team recently, as we converse about the future for the 2017 Padres. Jarred Cosart, and his abilities, are something we…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 39 with Hudson Belinsky of Baseball America

June 1, 2017

The 2017 MLB Draft is a couple of weeks away, and the Padres are sitting pretty with the third overall selection. In a further effort to get a little more information about who the Padres could potentially select, we bring back Hudson Belinsky of Baseball America. Hudson joined us last year on our show after the Padres draft and he gave us a great breakdown on Cal Quantrill, Eric Lauer,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 38 with Mark Grant

May 26, 2017

A new record for us here at EVT, as we bring you our third podcast of the week. For our latest show, we bring in Mark Grant of the San Diego Padres. He is an icon in the San Diego community, and represents the team very well. Mud joins us on the road from Washington D.C., as the Padres are in the midst of a six-game road trip. We talk…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 37 with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com

May 24, 2017

  In our ongoing effort to bring you a complete coverage of the San Diego Padres, from the minor leagues to Petco Park, we here at EVT bring you Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com for our next podcast. The 2017 MLB Amateur Draft is weeks away, and the Padres have the third selection. There are tons of rumors swirling around the team and who they are potentially eyeing. We thought, instead…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 36 with James & Patrick

May 22, 2017

Another solo show this week, as we first discuss all the recent moves made by the team. Travis d’Arnaud, Jose Valdez, and Carlos Asuaje are all a topic of discussion for the two of us. The addition of d’Arnaud is intriguing, as we don’t know exactly where he fits on the squad. He plays all over the place, but at the age of 30, he is no prospect. He gives…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 35 with James & Patrick

May 18, 2017

Another solo episode for us, as we bring you some current Padres news. This week, we start off conversing about the Padres’ issues against the Brewers this past series. The team has had glimpses of solid play, but in recent weeks, they have played miserably. They continue to give away games, and we discuss if this Padres team is really the worst team in Major League Baseball right now. In…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 34 with Eric Longenhagen of FanGraphs

May 11, 2017

For the 34th episode, we bring you a special treat. Eric Longenhagen of Fangraphs joins us to discuss the Padres’ farm system. Eric is FanGraphs’ lead prospect analyst, and has seen many of the young Padres players that are presently trying to make their way to Petco. We were excited to pick Eric’s brain a bit, as we discuss many of the Padres top prospects. Fernando Tatis Jr., Jorge Ona,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 33 with James & Patrick

May 8, 2017

Another week, another solo show with just the two of us. It look like we will continue with this format for the near future, as we received some positive feedback. In this week’s show, we discuss the current Padres situation and the addition of Matt Szczur, who the club traded for Monday. We discuss Szczur and his abilities, and what his addition means for the current Padres 25-man squad. Hunter…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 32 with Dan Szymborski

April 28, 2017

  In this episode, we welcome back Dan Szymborski of ESPN. Dan is the ZIPS creator, and his projection system is widely regarded as one of the best in the business. He joins us fresh off a vacation and he is ready to talk Padres baseball. Not a topic he discusses too often, but he was more than willing to talk about the state of the franchise with us. Last…

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