Padres Editorial: The Hot and Cold Padres

May 17, 2015

What is it about the San Diego Padres this season? The team can destroy a team one night and then get shut-out the next night. The fact that has happened more than once or twice is a complete mystery. This team just cannot find any consistency with its play. That is a troubling thing as this game is about momentum and when the teams gains some, they seem to give…

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Padres Rumors: Padres Scouting Johnny Cueto

May 16, 2015

  The San Diego Padres are once again linked to another big name in major league baseball. This time is is Johnny Cueto from the Cincinnati Reds. Cueto is in the last year of his contract and will surely test the free agent market come November. The Reds are not going to be able to afford him as they are already invested heavily in Homer Bailey and Joey Votto. Votto…

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Padres News: Jedd Gyorko Starting to Hit

May 15, 2015

Right when most San Diego Padres fans started to really give up on Jedd Gyorko, the man has started to hit. You cannot deny the fact that he has changed his approach and is not as heavily pull happy as he was to begin the season. Mark Kotsay was said to be working hard with Gyorko on going the other way and the results are evident. With a .355 average…

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Padres Rumors: Who Will be Traded by the Padres?

May 15, 2015

The San Diego Padres have a team that should compete for a playoff spot deep into the summer. The team is made up of a lot of new players this season. Despite that they have played well together so far. Even with the average play so far, the team has shown signs that it can be a very special squad. There are still a few key problems with this team….

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Padres Editorial: Can Spangenberg Possibly Keep This Up?

May 15, 2015

The play of Cory Spangenberg has been refreshing to see for San Diego Padres fans. His combination of game changing speed and surprising power has opened many eyes on the Padres staff. Spangenberg was for most accounts was a surprise addition to the 25 man roster opening the season. He has taken advantage of his opportunities and played well, you really have to tip your cap to this young man. In…

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Padres Rumors: Tulowitzki a Padre?

May 14, 2015

News broke Thursday morning that Troy Tulowitzki is about to ask for a trade from the Colorado Rockies. Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports the shortstop is close to talking to ownership about a potential move . Tulowitzki is reportedly frustrated with the ownership, and Sherman even used the word miserable when describing Tulowitzki’s feelings. Sherman also indicates the San Diego Padres are on a short list of possible trade…

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Padres Rumors: Let the Trade Talk Begin- Seattle Mariners

May 14, 2015

As we explore the possible trade partners for the San Diego Padres, we turn towards the Seattle Mariners. After the Padres split the two game series with the Mariners the team heads back home to play the Washington Nationals in an important National League match-up. The San Diego Padres are well aware of the lack of offensive production from the short stop position. Alexi Amarista has been above average defensively,…

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Padres News: Padres Player Spotlight- Dale Thayer

May 14, 2015

The San Diego Padres bullpen has been consistent and dependable year after year. A key member of the staff in which you never hear anything about is Dale Thayer. He is unheralded and quiet in his approach and is very popular with his team mates. He also has a bit of a cult following with Padres fans. In Thayer’s four seasons with the Padres he owns a career 2.94 ERA…

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Padres Rumors: Let the Trade Talk Begin- Oakland Athletics

May 13, 2015

The San Diego Padres team is surely a work in progress and there have been many reports indicating that A.J. Preller has been on the prowl. There have been reports of him looking for a shortstop as well as reports the GM was shopping relief pitchers once the team added Craig Kimbrel to its bullpen. A deal is going to happen, it’s just a matter of time. A.J. Preller is…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Pitching Staff Can’t be This Bad

May 13, 2015

The San Diego Padres offense was upgraded this past off-season with the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Derek Norris and Will Middlebrooks. The past few seasons watching the Padres attempt to score runs was down right humiliating. The team could not string together hits to save their lives. The pitching staff seemed in tune with the offense and was stingy in allowing runs. Oh how times have changed. That…

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Padres News: Wil Myers Injured Wrist and the Repercussions

May 13, 2015

When news broke that Wil Myers was scratched from the lineup on Tuesday night with a sore wrist, immediately Twitterverse went crazy with suicidal San Diego Padres fans. Myers supposedly aggravated the left wrist during batting practice and was just too sore to make the start at first base. The injury had been troubling the young slugger since he slid into third base on Sunday and jammed the wrist. The…

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Padres Minors: Rymer Liriano Forgotten Potential?

May 12, 2015

When the San Diego Padres upgraded their team offensively this season, the new faces had a trickle down effect to the whole 40 man roster. Nobody has felt more of a change than Padres outfielder Rymer Liriano. He was once considered the franchises best prospect and in my eyes is major league ready now. Liriano has the type of tools you dream about as a major league scout. When scouts…

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