• 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 News: Will Padres Sign a Major Free Agent?

The San Diego Padres have yet to open up the pocketbook and spend any money this winter. Sure the team signed left-handed pitcher Buddy Baumann from the Royals, but the lifelong minor leaguer is not a big name by any means. Baumann has never appeared in a major league game yet the Padres guaranteed him a major league pay check. An interesting story. The team has been active contrary to what…

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Padres News: Taking a Closer Look at Jabari Blash

On December 2nd, the Padres made a trade with the Oakland Athletics, sending 1B Yonder Alonso and LHP Marc Rzepczynski to the A’s in return for LHP Drew Pomeranz, prospect Jose Torres and a player to be named later. On December 10th, that trade was made complete when the Oakland Athletics selected prospect Jabari Blash from the Seattle Mariners in the Rule 5 Draft, and turned around and sent him…

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Chargers Editorial: Weddle Saga Slams Door on Broken Relationship

While everyone thought Eric Weddle would play his last game in a Chargers helmet during the season finale against the Denver Broncos on Jan. 3, it turns this will not be the case. Instead, Weddle’s tenure as a Charger is all but finished. He was placed on the Injured Reserve (IR) roster earlier this week, and will not suit up for the game at Sports Authority Field. In fact, Weddle…

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Padres Special: San Diego Padres New Years Resolutions

Another year, another losing season in San Diego. Despite an offseason filled with a flurry of moves, the Padres once again finished outside of the playoff picture. Going into 2016, expectations are still high for the San Diego Padres, yet slightly more tempered. While it may be farfetched to think the Padres are a playoff team as currently constituted, as a whole they aren’t that far off in the future. Despite…

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Padres News: Can Blake Smith and Josh Martin Make the Padres Opening Day Bullpen?

As the calendar nears January, the baseball season is truly just around the corner. For the San Diego Padres, there is still a lot of work to do before the 2016 season begins. While the Padres have holes to fill all around the diamond, with question marks at a variety of positions, one group stands out for the uncertainty attached. That group would be the Padres bullpen. As I profiled…

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Chargers News: Game Preview (Week 17) Chargers @ Broncos

The San Diego Chargers (4-11) dismal season finally comes to a close this weekend as they head to the Mile High city and take on the Denver Broncos (11-4). The Bolts are coming off extended rest as they played in the Christmas Eve Thursday Night Football game, and fell to the Oakland Raiders in OT 23-20. With another close loss the Chargers are now tied with the Baltimore Ravens for…

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Padres News: Padres Exploring Alexei Ramirez on Short Term Deal

There are whispers that the Chicago White Sox are interested in retaining Alexei Ramirez as their starting shortstop. The team denied a $10 million dollar option on the infielder for the 2016 season, but it appears the White Sox still have some interest in still re-signing him. A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres have known to be interested in Ramirez on a short-term deal as well. The Padres have…

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Padres Rumors: Fernando Rodney Still an Option?

Cubs and padres are in on fernando rodney — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 9, 2015 Padres are trying for fernando rodney on incentive-laden deal. cubs, others in — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 10, 2015 As Jon Heyman has reported the San Diego Padres have been and still are currently weighing their options with closer Fernando Rodney. The team needs a stopper at the end of the pitching staff and Rodney…

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Padres Editorial: Can Luis Perdomo Make the Padres Opening Day Rotation?

Barring another major trade, the front of the Padres 2016 rotation will include James Shields, Tyson Ross, and Andrew Cashner. Beyond those three, it is really anybody’s guess. In terms of options, the Padres have no shortage of those, including Robbie Erlin, Colin Rea, Brandon Morrow, Drew Pomeranz, Odrisamer Despaigne, Buddy Baumann and even possibly Brandon Maurer. One name not mentioned, who perhaps is the most interesting option of all,…

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Padres News: Detailed Projection of the Padres 2016 Bullpen

The 2015 season did not go the way A.J. Preller or any member of the San Diego Padres organization wanted it to go. After a frenzied offseason leading up to the 2015 season, many both within and outside the organization expected the results to be different for the Padres. Sadly, as is now fairly evident, that was not the case. The Padres actually lost more games last season than they…

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Padres Editorial: Is Retaining Justin Upton Possible?

The San Diego Padres overhauled their roster in time for the 2015 season and among the additions was slugging outfielder Justin Upton. He made a huge impact for the team and was the lone representative for the Padres in the 2015 all-star game. When a team adds players like Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, James Shields and Craig Kimbrel to their roster, they instantly gain credibility. The…

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