• Blake Hunt Interview- Early Adjustments Have Paid Dividends
  • Franchy Cordero Interview: Love For the Glove
  • Mason House Interview: Arriving Late to the Party
  • Interview with Michel Baez: Cuban Fireballer Assesses His Performance
  • Rod Boykin Interview: Making Waves With the Storm

Padres News: Robbie Erlin to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Terrible news comes out of the San Diego Padres locker room today as it was announced that young left-handed pitcher Robbie Erlin will go under the knife and have Tommy John surgery. A very tough blow for the Padres who have been decimated by injuries early this season. Padres starting pitching has been inconsistent so far this season. The loss of Erlin means that Cesar Vargas will get an extended…

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Padres Minor Leagues: Down on the Farm- Padres Week 4 Minor League Recap

El Paso Chihuahuas (4-2) for the week Monday- W 8-5 at Salt Lake Tuesday- W 9-0 at Salt Lake Wednesday- Off Thursday- L 2-4 at Fresno Friday- W 6-5 at Fresno Saturday- L 0-3 at Fresno Sunday- W 4-3 at Fresno Player of the Week James Loney– (9-22) .409 Pitcher of the Week Daniel McCutchen– 2-0, 11 innings pitched, three earned runs Your browser does not support iframes. San Antonio…

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Pickin’ Bolts: A Comprehensive Review of the Chargers’ 2016 Draft Class

Okay, sorry it took so long, but here is my comprehensive review of the Chargers’ 2016 draft class. “With the 3rd pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers select Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State…” Joey Bosa has been compared to J.J. Watt and while I have repeatedly said that comparison is unfair to both players. I’ve said that Bosa compares more accurately to Seattle’s Michael Bennett. However,…

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Padres News: Alex Dickerson Recalled, Kirkman Designated

The San Diego Padres have made a roster move as the team has promoted Alex Dickerson to the major league roster. The outfielder/first baseman will provide a left-handed bat off the bench for the Padres. He could spill Myers at first if needed as well. Dickerson has traditionally played outfield, but the unit is terribly crowded at the moment. Melvin Upton Jr., Matt Kemp and Jon Jay are the starters…

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Pickin’ Bolts: NFL Draft Review – Two-Sentence Reviews for Every Team

My two-sentence draft summary for every team: AFC Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens were all set to draft Laremy Tunsil but passed on him and settled on Ronnie Stanley (OT) because of the pot-smoking video that emerged on Twitter as the draft began. After that Ozzie Newsome and company resumed their demonstration of how to kill it on draft day by getting talent at value slots: Kamalei Correa (OLB) in the…

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Padres Minors: Dinelson Lamet- A Name to Remember

The San Diego Padres minor league system is rather weak in the pitching department at the upper minor league levels. However both the A-Ball teams are loaded with pitching prospects and Dinelson Lamet might be one of the best you have never heard of. Dinelson Lamet is a 23-year-old Dominican pitcher who was signed by the Padres in 2014 as an International Free Agent. He was retained for $100,000, just…

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Padres News: Cesar “El Calmado” Vargas Stepping up For Padres

Feliz Dia Del Nino! Today is national Kids Day in Mexico and boy, oh boy, do the San Diego Padres have a talented kid from Mexico on the team. His name is Cesar Vargas and yesterday he looked impressive yet again in his second career outing. Vargas went five and a third innings and struck out six. Two of those strikeouts came from former Friar Adrian Gonzalez. Vargas was constantly…

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Chargers News: Teurk, Henry and Bosa Oh My! *With Video

The San Diego Chargers shocked pretty much everyone when they selected Joey Bosa with the teams third pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. The team had been linked to Deforrest Buckner, Jalen Ramsey, and Laremy Tunsil as possible selections. Most fans had no clue though Jalen Ramsey seemed to be the popular pick among the fans. Foe some reason the talk of Joey Bosa to the Chargers was quiet. Not…

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