• Potential New Teams for Ex-Chargers Fans (Revised)
  • 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 Editorial: Hoffman Should be in the HOF

INCREDULITY. Shock. Despair. Anger. They’re just some of my emotions right now after those voters given the right to declare who merits a plaque in that elite museum in that small, nondescript town in upstate New York decreed that Trevor Hoffman doesn’t. Yet. Oh, I’ve no doubt that one special day – hopefully 12 months from now – the greatest-ever closer in the history of the National League will earn…

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Chargers News: San Diego Chargers File For Relocation

Monday marked the first day three franchises were eligible to file for relocation. Those teams includes the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders, and St. Louis Rams, all of whom would turn in their relocation applications yesterday. Chargers owner Dean Spanos also appeared in a video and was asked questions (by someone who works for the Chargers) about the relocation and how it came about. The bottom line is he wants to…

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Padres News: Padres Spring Training Players to Watch

With the holiday season passed and the football regular season in the books, many San Diego sports fans are beginning to get the urge for some baseball. With 43 days until Padres pitchers and catchers report to Peoria for Spring Training, there is reason to get excited! As soon as you know it, trucks will be packed up and baseball’s exhibition slate will be underway. It definitely is not too…

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Padres News: Introducing the San Diego Padres New Coaching Staff

Fresh off the heels of an abysmal 2015 season, it was pretty clear there was going to be a shake up in the Padres organization. Nowhere is that as evident as it is in the coaching staff. Immediately following the conclusion of the season, it was made clear by general manager A.J. Preller that interim manager Pat Murphy would not be returning for 2016. In his place, after quite an…

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Padres Minors: Q & A with Padres Minor League Outfielder Justin Pacchioli

EastVillageTimes took the time to sit down and talk to San Diego Padres 2015 10th round pick Justin Pacchioli. The speedy outfielder had a very productive first year in professional baseball with the Tri-City Dust Devils. In the short league season he played in 58 games and produced a batting line of .245/.385/.279 with one home run and 14 RBIs in 204 plate appearances. He also stole 19 bases and…

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Padres Editorial: Does an Ian Desmond signing make sense?

The first viable report of the San Diego Padres and free agent shortstop Ian Desmond talking contract have surfaced. The Padres are kicking the tires on the slugging shortstop but it is clear the team is still very weary of signing the right handed hitter. Desmond would give the team an offensive boost, but is the right fit for the team? Desmond’s numbers have been on a slow decline. Both…

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San Diego Padres Prospect Spotlight: Nick Torres

In the first of a new weekly series here at East Village Times, Patrick Brewer puts the spotlight on Padres outfield prospect Nick Torres. With names like Travis Jankowski, Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot at the top of Padres prospects lists, it is hard to overlook other outfield talents. One such talent is outfielder Nick Torres. Coming in at #29 on the Padres top prospect list according to MLB Pipeline,…

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Padres Special: Padres Strange Outfield History (One Year Wonders)

** We would first like to thank Bill Center for the information he helped provide in researching this piece. Mr. Center is a true San Diego sports icon and we feel very blessed to have worked briefly with him on this piece. Thank you Mr. Center and a tip of the cap to you. The San Diego Padres have had a strange history in the outfield position over the years….

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Padres Rumors: Could Domonic Brown be an option for Padres?

The San Diego Padres 2015 season did not happen the way A.J. Preller and team management drew it up. The team failed to play with any sort of cohesiveness and in the end the lack of balance in the lineup was a direct downfall for the team. Adding Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks and Melvin Upton Jr. made the Padres extremely right handed heavy in…

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