Padres Rumors: Yankees Heavily Scouting Padres Bullpen

July 27, 2015

Per a report by Jon Morosi the New York Yankees are heavily scouting the San Diego Padres. The report indicated the Padres bullpen as the Yankees main interest. Automatically everyone in the media assumes it is Craig Kimbrel they are interested in, but Joaquin Benoit might be a better fit for the team. Having Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller already at the back-end of the rotation already. The Padres also…

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Padres Rumors: Padres & Rangers Talking Trade

July 27, 2015

The San Diego Padres continue to win but there are still rumors swirling around the team about a potential trade. The latest rumors have the Texas Rangers talking to the Padres about starting pitchers Tyson Ross and Andrew Cashner. The Rangers are also rumored to be pursuing Cole Hamels from the Philadelphia Phillies. T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com who follows the Rangers broke this news Sunday afternoon. Andrew Cashner being a…

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Padres Editorial: Will the Team Hold Strong and Keep Everyone?

July 26, 2015

The recent comments of majority owner Ron Fowler indicate that the team is willing to hold off on any trades. By winning recently the team is once again on the fence on whether or not to start trading. The five impending free agents are sure to be at least shopped around to other teams. If the team intends to compete this year, they still need some upgrades. Most obvious is…

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Padres Rumors: Could the Padres Still Trade for Tulowitzki?

July 26, 2015

The Colorado Rockies are just about done with their slugging shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. He has been grumbling for a while about the competitiveness of the Rockies. Tulowitzki is known as a consummate team player so it’s a surprise that his frustration has become public knowledge. Tulowitzki is probably the best all around shortstop in Major League baseball so if the San Diego Padres have a chance to acquire him, then…

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ICYMI: Kennedy, Padres, Win Amid Trade Rumors

July 25, 2015

San Diego Padres 3, Miami Marlins 1 – F Ian Kennedy pitched six innings giving up just one earned and striking out a season-high seven Marlins. He also doubled and scored a run to help himself earn his sixth victory of the season. Kennedy has been thrown around in trade talks, among a plethora of Padres, as the trade deadline approaches. Matt Kemp continued his hot second half as he…

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Padres Rumors: Venable Trade Will Be Emotional Loss

July 25, 2015

The San Diego Padres are likely days away from making some changes to their roster. Among the changes will be the trade of outfielder Will Venable. The Padres team is currently stacked with outfielders at both the Major League level and the minor league level. With all that depth, the cost of Venable at $4.25 million this year is just too much for a team in the San Diego Padres…

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Padres Special: Brewer’s Banter

July 24, 2015

The Padres Grand Delusion What better way to start this week’s banter than by talking about the San Diego Padres front office. Delusions, delusions everywhere. Somehow, at least for Ron Fowler, the Padres are still unsure about whether they will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. The tweets below explain this mindset a little more clearly. Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler: “We are not there at this time…

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Padres News: The Time is Now- Sell, Sell, Sell…

July 24, 2015

The San Diego Padres have under-performed all season long and the team has fallen too far out of contention to realistically come back. Even if the team were to have a major winning streak, its evident the team is still missing some major pieces to truly compete in a tough National League West division. Seeing the Padres on a daily basis you see the potential of the team but yet…

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Padres Editorial: Looking Forward to 2016

July 24, 2015

  With the trade deadline now only one week away, and with the opening shots fired with both the Scott Kazmir and Aramis Ramirez trades on Thursday, what better time to evaluate the San Diego Padres future than right now. Before any moves are made by the Padres it seemed like a good idea to analyze the Padres big league roster as it is, and predict what it will look…

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ICYMI: Marlins Blank Padres 4-0 In Series Opener

July 24, 2015

Miami Marlins 4, San Diego Padres 0 Marlins’ starting pitcher Tom Koehler and two relievers combined to three hit the Padres on Thursday night. Two out of the three hits were by Alexi Amarista, just goes to show how bad the Padres were offensively. The Padres now have been shutout a league-high 14 times. They had an opportunity in the fifth as they loaded the bases with only one out….

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Padres Editorial: Wish List for 2016 Padres-Defense & Lefties

July 23, 2015

Even the most positive of San Diego Padres fan has come to a realization that the team is not going to succeed this season. The team has shown moments of greatness this season but ultimately inconsistency has plagued this team the whole year. The talent is there seemingly but within that talent the structure of it is lacking. The teams defensive in abilities have been exposed time after time. Not…

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Padres Editorial: Protecting Your Teammates

July 22, 2015

As I watched Matt Kemp get hit with a fastball up and in on Tuesday night, my immediate reaction was probably like most San Diego Padres fans. I was angry thinking that the pitch was intentional. Thinking about it after the fact I realized San Francisco Giants starter Chris Heston had a no-hitter going. Yes it was early in the game, but certainly he did not mean to hit Kemp….

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