• 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
  • The Sad State of San Diego Sports

Padres Special: On Memorial Day, Remembering Jerry Coleman

The San Diego Padres franchise has been in existence for 46 years. Tony Gwynn will always be known as Mr.Padre, but not too far behind our hometown hero, is Jerry Coleman. “The Colonel” was a member of the Padres organization from 1972 thru his unfortunate death in January of 2014. His iconic voice will always be remembered in the hearts of Padres fans. I still miss his voice when listening…

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Padres Rumors: Luis Sardinas Could Be the Answer For the Padres

With Will Middlebrooks getting a start at shortstop Saturday night, the San Diego Padres are really showing that they are growing impatient with their play from that position. The combination of Alexi Amarista and Clint Barmes has been hard to watch. The duo has not hit all season long and the Padres are obviously looking for an upgrade. It really doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure that out. Sorry…

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Padres Editorial: The “Kemp Funk” A Chronicle of Matt Kemp’s Offensive Slump

As Justin Upton rounded the bases after hitting a home run in Wednesday night’s loss to the Chicago Cubs, the scoreboards at Petco Park honored the Padre left-fielder with their favorite Bruno Mars-inspired catchphrase. The Padres’ Twittersphere also lit up with the phrase, and the hashtag bounced between every corner of the San Diego fan base. “Upton Funk” had struck yet again. Meanwhile, another Padre outfielder was in the middle…

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Padres News: Padres 2015 Draft Preview

With the San Diego Padres struggling to win games and fans wanting a new manager, now is a good time for a distraction in the form of a look ahead to the 2015 MLB draft. It’ll be A.J. Preller’s first as a GM, and Mark Conner’s first as a scouting director. Because the Padres lost the 13th pick by signing James Shields and traded away the 41st pick as part…

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Padres Editorial: To Bunt or Not To Bunt

bunt verb 1. Baseball bunt – gently tap a pitched ball without swinging in an attempt to make it more difficult to field For some time now I have noticed recent trends amongst Sabermetrics enthusiasts that based on their scientific calculable statistics that perhaps the bunt is a detriment and conceding action in modern baseball. Quite honestly, I myself have questioned its use more than once. However, to say that…

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Padres News: Padres vs Dodgers, Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

I can’t begin to express the importance of this upcoming three game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Diego Padres currently sit five games behind the Dodgers for the National League West and are currently four games back in the National League Wild Card race. The Padres have lost seven out of their last 10 games, and the feelings about the team have never been lower than they…

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Padres Minor League Spotlight: Travis Jankowski

Earlier this month San Diego Padres minor league outfielder Travis Jankowski had an impressive streak going while playing for the San Antonio Missions. Jankowski had reached base in 27 straight games from the lead-off position. That streak ended after a 0-4 game vs the Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston Astros AA affiliate) on May 12th. The winning pitcher that day for the Hooks was Lance McCullers. Son of former Padres pitcher…

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Padres News: Padres Continue to Lack Fundamentals

When the San Diego Padres upgraded their team with some much-needed offensive firepower, we all knew they would have some deficiencies. The team’s defense was immediately called into question, and rightfully so. The Padres continue to play average defense at best, but yet the defense is not the only major issue with the team. The fact that the Padres pitching staff has yet to lay down a sacrifice bunt is…

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