Padres Series Recap: Marlins Capitalize on Mistakes to Take Series

April 23, 2017

The suddenly-hot San Diego Padres took on the Miami Marlins in this three-game weekend set. As I predicted, the matchup on Sunday would decide this series. It certainly did, and the result was not in the Padres’ favor. The San Diego Padres are a young team, and their style of play will be maddening to watch from time to time. Manuel Margot, Austin Hedges, and Hunter Renfroe are all doing…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Take Series from Snakes, Winning 2 of 3

April 20, 2017

The Padres came home from a rough road trip in Atlanta, where the team was swept by the Braves, looking for comfort. This 2017 season will be a long one for Padre fans, as the team is not built to compete just yet. There are positives, though, to this team, and a focused fan must concentrate on the big picture rather than look at the standings. I know that is…

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Braves Sweep Padres Out of SunTrust

April 17, 2017

The Atlanta Braves finished a memorable first series inside their new home, SunTrust Park, and it came at the expense of the San Diego Padres. The Braves finished off a four-game sweep of the Friars on April 17, when Dansby Swanson hit a walkoff single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning. Brandon Maurer took the loss. What was the reason for San Diego losing four…

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San Diego Padres Take Two of Three in Coors from Rockies

April 12, 2017

  The Padres won their first series on the road in 2017, taking two out of three from the Rockies. Some great pitching, timely hitting, and a cycle (!!!) helped the Padres get back to .500…. Game 1:   On The Bump: Jared Cossart took the mound and pitched surprisingly well for the Friars, throwing four scoreless innings against a potent Rockies lineup. He only walked one batter and scattered…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Take 2 of 3 from Giants to Open Season

April 10, 2017

  As usual, there were droves of San Francisco Giants fans all over the East Village and Gaslamp area of downtown San Diego, as their beloved baseball team was in town to take on the Padres. That is just normal when the Giants come to town. It’s like an annual tradition in recent years for thousands of their fans to come virtually out of nowhere to attend a game at…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Start Off 2017 With Left Foot At Dodger Stadium

April 7, 2017

The San Diego Padres started off their 2017 MLB season this past Monday, April 3. The opening series of the 2017 season was a four-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. In 2016, the Friars also opened the season against the Boys in Blue and that series turned out to be a disaster. The Padres were swept in a three-game set at Petco Park and were outscored…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Swept by Diamondbacks in Season Finale

October 3, 2016

The 2016 MLB regular season is finally complete. As a San Diego Padres fan, there definitely is this sense of relief. The 2016 season was horrible when it came to wins and loses. Fittingly enough, the Padres would get swept in their last series of the season. The Diamondbacks would take all three games to avoid finishing last in the N.L. West. Unfortunately, that title would now fall to the…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Get Swept By Rockies

September 19, 2016

The San Diego Padres were flying high before this weekend series against the Rockies started. The Friars had just swept the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. The team looked to be on pace to win another series against the Rockies. Well as we fully understand by now, baseball especially in the 2016 Padres case, is highly unpredictable. Who would have thought that a shutout would even be possible in…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Sweep Giants Once Again

September 15, 2016

The long and winding MLB season is filled with many twist, turns and surprises. Well this 2016 season has been more unpredictable than ever especially for the San Diego Padres. The Padres would of course struggle severely against the San Francisco Giants in the beginning of the season. In fact they would end up losing the first nine games that they would play against them. Well the Giants and Padres…

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Padres Series Recap: Dodgers Take 2 of 3 From Padres in L.A.

September 4, 2016

The San Diego Padres lost two out of three games from the Los Angeles Dodgers this weekend. Overall this series would be average, nothing really spectacular, but some decent games mixed in there for your viewing pleasure. The pitching would really turn out to be the downfall for the Padres in this series. The offense would do fine except for the second game of the series. But the pitching would…

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Padres Series Recap: Padres Get Swept by Braves

September 1, 2016

The 2016 San Diego Padres season has been one of many ups and downs. The Padres have fared well at times against top teams like the Giants, Cubs and Mets, but recently have been swept by teams like the Tampa Bay Rays and now the Atlanta Braves. This series against the Braves had to be one of the lowest points of the 2016 season so far. A team like the…

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Padres Series Recap: Cubs Sweep Padres At Petco Park

August 25, 2016

The San Diego Padres have just been swept by the Chicago Cubs. What does this mean? Is it time to panic? No. of course not. This is the result which was most likely in this series. The fact that the Padres were swept by the best team in baseball isn’t a bad thing. It’s just what was expected to happen and it ultimately did end up happening. Something that is…

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