• A Detailed Look at the Padres’ Minor League Affiliates
  • Philip’s Journey Helps Give Padres’ Logan Allen Motivation on the Mound
  • Padres’ Prospect Cal Quantrill Just Wants to Win
  • Fixing Padres’ Pitcher Jarred Cosart
  • A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Select with 3rd Pick in 2017 MLB Draft

Padres Special: Eric Owens Brief Padres Career

When you think about past San Diego Padres players, the name Eric Owens probably doesn’t come to your mind. He wasn’t the flashiest of players, but Owens played the game hard and was often over shadowing players on the field with his all out hustle. Eric Owens was a gritty ballplayer in every sense of the word. Not blessed with the greatest of skill, but his heart carried him to…

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Padres Rumors: Could the Padres Trade Kimbrel?

  With all the speculation about Justin Upton being dealt before the deadline, closer Craig Kimbrel could also be moved for numerous reasons. The fact that Kimbrel is under contract for the next three years, and also given the fact the San Diego Padres have a couple of in-house replacements, leads me to believe he too could be used to rebuild the farm system. That is if the Padres team…

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Padres News: Upcoming Giants Series Huge for Padres

The Major League baseball season is an absolute marathon full of ups and downs. Just when you think a team is done, they could very easily come back and prove you wrong. Baseball is a magical sport, right when you think you have it figured out as a player or fan, it changes on you. It always has, and always will. This upcoming series in San Francisco is very crucial…

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Padres Rumors: Which Padres Player is Getting Traded At the Deadline?

With the San Diego Padres continued mediocrity it seems more and more likely that some big changes will be coming to this team sooner rather than later. The trade deadline is always the perfect time for this kind of change. Come July, whether they want to be known as buyers or sellers, the Padres should, and most likely, will make at least one or two trades to either strengthen the…

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Padres Editorial: What If the On-Field Product Doesn’t Improve?

San Diego Padres General Manager A.J. Preller has already made his first major move since the start of the 2015 season — he relieved Bud Black of his managerial duties and appointed Pat Murphy as the interim manager for the duration of the season. Black’s firing is less than a week old, but the team has managed to win just two games since it happened, a 3-1 win over Oakland Athletics in…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Will Go As Far As Kemp Takes Them

When the San Diego Padres acquired slugging outfielder Matt Kemp, he brought a swagger to the locker room that hadn’t been seen in quite a long time. Most recent Padres teams had been led by quiet leaders such as Chase Headley or Adrian Gonzalez. Every Major League ball player is different and each have their own way of getting ready for the daily grind that a baseball season is. Matt…

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Padres Editorial: The Logic of Using Position Players as Pitchers

As seen in the San Diego Padres game on Wednesday night when Alexi Amarista, using a position player to pitch is something that does sometimes occur in a blowout. It has actually happened quite frequently so far this week with six position players pitching in four different games on both Tuesday and Wednesday night. This strategy has been one that has long been employed but only in those rare games…

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Padres Editorial: Cashner and Ross Both Struggling

When the San Diego Padres upgraded their team with the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers, the team was expected to win right away. Adding those prolific power hitters to a great pitching staff seemed like icing on the cake to a Padres potential play-off run. Adding James Shields and Craig Kimbrel at the end of the off-season seemed like over kill and the pitching staff was…

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