• Brad Zunica Interview- Productive 2017 Will Lead to Future Success
  • 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

Padres News: Should Bethancourt be Starting for Padres?

Coming into the 2016 season the San Diego Padres had two catchers that were seemingly more than capable of being the starter for the 2016 season. Derek Norris was the returning backstop and young Austin Hedges had looked to be progressing enough offensively to be under consideration as well. Early in the off-season the team claimed Josmil Pinto from the Minnesota Twins and with that began A.J. Preller’s obsession with…

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Viva Los Toros: Tijuana Toros Week 3 Recap

Tijuana Toros weekly recap The Tijuana Toros started the week by visiting a very good Saltillo Saraperos team and then hosting once again the Aguascalientes Rieleros, for the second time in two weeks. At Saltillo Game 1: Power off the bat in extras The Tijuana Toros took the first game against the Saltillo Saraperos with a five-run tenth inning to win the game 8 to 3 on a nice come…

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Padres News: Analyzing Derek Norris & His Approach at the Plate

I started off wanting to write about Derek Norris’ bad approach at the plate this season. He is the third worst on the team in both pitches seen per plate appearance (behind Kemp and Ramirez) and walks (behind the same two). But my analysis quickly fell down the rabbit hole and into a very dark place. Turn back now if you don’t want bleak news. Okay you’ve been warned, so…

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Chargers News: A Brief Look at the State of The AFC West

So… The calendar is about to hit June which signifies that the NFL season is only three months away. For the first time in a while the division looks wide open, as each team could contend. Let’s take a look at each team and see where they currently stand. Denver Broncos The defending Super Bowl champs will have a new QB because the great Peyton Manning has finally retired. They acquired…

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Padres News: Hunter Renfroe Developing & Forcing Padres to Make a Move

The San Diego Padres have always had a problem when it comes to embracing their tradition. That comes from a lack commitment from the ownership groups that have held the reins to the franchise. Embracing tradition really comes down to cultivating it. As a major franchise you have to go the extra mile to keep your homegrown players within your system. You cannot allow outside forces to cloud your judgments….

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Padres News: Ryan Buchter Doing All He Can

The first quarter of the San Diego Padres season has brought on similar feelings of frustrations like any other recent year. The lack of hitting, the poor play at Petco Park, and of course, the impressive number of injuries. Just when you think the team may have hit their stride, the Padres hit the snooze button on any remote chance of excitement. The last 10 days is a perfect example:…

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Padres Special: The Padres Fight Against Pediatric Cancer

The 21st annual Celebration of Champions is this morning Saturday May 21, 2016 at Embarcadero Park North next to Sea Port Village. The San Diego Padres have been key participants in the celebration for the children of San Diego county dealing with Cancer. It is a very special event and an event that I know very well. This will be my ninth year participating in the annual event. I will…

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