• Predicting the 2021 World Series Champion San Diego Padres
  • Grading the Progress of the Padres’ “Process”
  • The 1989 Padres – The Season That Could Have Been
  • Fernando Tatis Interview: Son of Big Leaguer Already Impressing at 18
  • Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 50 with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com

Padres Editorial: Grading the Padres Offseason Acquisitions So Far

Acquisition of Jose Pirela To kick off the 2015-2016 offseason, A.J. Preller swung a trade for infielder Jose Pirela from the New York Yankees, giving up minor league pitcher Ronald Herrera in the process. It is unclear where Pirela slots in with the Padres for next season, but he will most likely compete with fellow trade acquisition Carlos Asuaje for playing time as the Padres infield utility man. In just…

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Chargers Editorial: Time to Let D.J. Fluker Rest

The San Diego Chargers season is over. The team has no hopes of contending in this what could be their last season in San Diego. It has been a horrendous year for the team and injuries have been a common theme. After Steve Williams concussion on Sunday, the Chargers now have 13 total concussion for the team and that leads all of the National Football League. Not exactly the stat…

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Padres News: Padres Interested in Bethancourt… What About Norris & Hedges?

Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the San Diego Padres are kicking the tires on Christian Bethancourt. The ultra athletic catcher has been deemed expendable since the Braves signings of catchers A.J. Pierzynski and Tyler Flowers. Pierzynski and Flowers provide the perfect left/right combination for the Braves behind the plate. The Padres are currently stocked at the position with Derek Norris and Austin Hedges both returning from…

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Padres Rumors: Padres/Cubs Deal Might be Possible

The San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs have long been rumored to be communicating in a possible deal. The two have had discussions regarding the Padres need for a shortstop and the Cubs need for starting pitching. John Morosi of FOX Sports MLB tweeted late Wednesday night that the Cubs are in continued trade dialogue with multiple teams and the Padres are included. The report indicates the Cubs are infatuated…

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Chargers Special: Happy Birthday Philip Rivers!

The San Diego Chargers QB turns 34 years old today! The man of many facial expressions signed a 4-year $84 million contract extension in the offseason to stay a Charger for his whole career. Despite the Chargers terrible 3-9 record, Rivers has had one of his best seasons of his career. He’s second in the NFL in passing yards with 3,713, tops in completions with 337 and fourth in yards…

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Padres Special: This Day in Padres History (Three Trades & Big Signing)

The San Diego Padres history is very deep and on this day in history the team pulled off three separate trades and also made one of the biggest signings in teams history. 17 different players changed hands on this date in Padres history (December 8th). The first two trades are for the very old school fans out there and the last trade was a little controversial at the time. Any…

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Chargers Editorial: Should The Bolts Change Defensive Schemes?

San Diego Charger’s Defensive Coordinator John Pagano has been running a “hybrid 3-4” defense during his tenure in San Diego, and it isn’t working. The 3-4 defense is predicated on having a big ol’ nose tackle to plug up the middle of the line of scrimmage. Without an effective nose tackle, there just isn’t enough bodies up front to take on blockers and allow the linebackers to fill in and…

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Chargers News: Twittersphere – Sunday’s Best from Beat Writers, Bloggers & Fans

An ariel view of the Q today. Notice anything wrong? #Chargerspic.twitter.com/y3fYgtE1Z3 — Travis (@socaltrav) December 7, 2015 #Chargers about to be held to three points for second game this season. That hasn’t happened to them since 1999. — UTKevinAcee (@UTKevinAcee) December 7, 2015 One word for Chargers D on that drive. Pathetic. — Nick Canepa (@sdutCanepa) December 6, 2015 #Chargers rookie RB Melvin Gordon (12 carries for 55 yards vs….

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