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Padres News: Opening Series Preview Padres vs. Dodgers

With the conclusion of Sunday’s slate of games, the baseball season is officially underway. After months of waiting, today is finally the day, as the San Diego Padres host the defending National League West Champions at four o’clock today. The rosters are all set, which can be viewed here, and it is almost time for baseball. The Padres will play three games at home against the Dodgers before traveling to Colorado…

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Padres News: Opening Day Roster (Mostly) Finalized

On Sunday morning, the Padres finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Day. After the additions of Travis Jankowski, Jabari Blash, and Luis Perdomo prior to Saturday’s exhibition game, and the addition of Colin Rea after the conclusion of the game, the Padres still had two open roster spots to decide on. While it was expected that there would be one more bullpen arm and one more bench player added, the results…

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Padres News: Keeping Luis Perdomo a Risky Move

On Saturday afternoon the San Diego Padres announced that they will indeed keep Luis Perdomo to start the season. He will be on the 25-man roster and is eligible to stay with the team only if he remains on the roster for the complete season. The move is somewhat of a surprise as Perdomo has been hit hard and hit often this Spring. The 22-year-old right handed pitcher has gone 0-2 this…

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Padres News: #SDSocialSummit and Roster News and Notes

On Saturday morning the San Diego Padres held another #SDSocialSummit. We here at East Village Times were lucky enough to be able to attend the event, and also got some inside information in the process. Andy Green announces that Travis Jankowski has made the 25-man roster at the #SDSocialSummit pic.twitter.com/4zS4KVwu87 — San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 2, 2016 I am actually somewhere in that picture. See if you can find…

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Padres News: Straily Released & Claimed by Reds, Guthrie Signed, Wallace Returns

Some latest news and notes about the San Diego Padres courtesy of EVT Dan Straily was acquired via trade from the Houston Astros four days ago for minor league catcher Erik Kratz. The right handed pitcher was not going to make the 25 man roster out of the Spring and the Padres tried to sneak him through the waivers process. Straily was claimed by the rebuilding Cincinnati Reds and will…

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Pickin’ Bolts: Jaylon Smith- Second Round Pick for Chargers?

Hello. I’ve been writing for my own ‘blog for only a few months now (if you want to view some of my archived stuff, you can find it here) but I’ll be writing exclusively here now. However I’ve been  playing amateur scout and arm-chair GM since I was an elementary kid. And I’ve been watching the NFL draft just as long and I probably started sharing my opinions even before I…

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Chargers News: Miles Jack an Option for Chargers at Safety?

The San Diego Chargers are reportedly very interested in UCLA linebacker Miles Jack. The team has worked him out on multiple occasions and really likes what they see from this talented young defender. Myles Jack expects to play safety if Chargers draft him. “They feel like I can fill that spot Eric Weddle was at.” https://t.co/runO4oHfzK — Michael Gehlken (@sdutGehlken) March 30, 2016 There are reports that the team is…

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Padres News: Robbie Erlin Poised to Make Rotation?

Spring training has officially come to a close. Opening night is now only four days away. Most of the San Diego Padres roster seems to be relatively set, but there are still a few important questions left to be answered. One of those being the final two rotation spots. With Tyson Ross, Andrew Cashner, and James Shields locked in at the top of the rotation, the Padres still have two spots…

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