• Alan Garcia Interview: Sometimes Life Throws Curveballs
  • 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

Padres News: Weekly Prospect Spotlight- Brad Wieck

In this edition of the weekly prospect spotlight series here at East Village Times, Patrick Brewer puts the spotlight on Padres pitching prospect Brad Wieck. With the flurry of trades last offseason, the Padres remade their major league roster. In the process, the front office also remade the farm system. Many promising prospects, such as Matt Wisler, Max Fried, Mallex Smith, Joe Ross, Trea Turner, found themselves to be expendable,…

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Padres News: Rymer Liriano designated for assignment by Padres

In a very surprising move the San Diego Padres have designated one of their most promising young prospects of the pas. Rymer Liriano was still listed among the club’s top prospects. He was ranked the teams 13th best prospect by MLB.com at the end of the Padres 2015 season. To make room on the 40-man roster for Ramirez, the #Padres DFA’d outfielder Rymer Liriano. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) January 22, 2016…

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Chargers Editorial: Whisenhunt The Right Choice for Chargers

The 2015 NFL season was one of the worst in recent memory for The San Diego Chargers. Despite having one of the leagues top quarterbacks in Philip Rivers, the team managed to put up a dismal 4-12 record; their worst showing since the 2003 season. The team has been in a pit of mediocrity for the last five years with very little bright spots. The brightest of all those spots,…

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Padres Minors: Q & A With Padres Minor Leaguer Nick Torres

In our latest interview with a Padres minor leaguer for East Village Times, I was lucky enough to be able to talk to Padres outfield prospect Nick Torres. Originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2014 draft, Nick Torres got off to a slow start in his first professional season. Following a rough first half year, Torres truly excelled in both Low A and High A for the Padres…

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Padres Editorial: Is Yoenis Cespedes really an option for the Padres?

In the last few days there have been whispers that the San Diego Padres are monitoring the situation around Yoenis Cespedes and his free agent year. There are numerous reports that the 30-year-old outfielder is seeking at least a four-year deal, so it seems strange that the Padres would have interest in him. It is probably no coincidence that these whispers came out the day after Justin Upton signed a…

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Padres News: Fernando Rodney Signs With Padres

Following the signing of Alexei Ramirez last Thursday, the Padres signed yet another veteran to fill another hole. Fernando Rodney has agreed to a deal with the Padres that will likely see him be he favorite to close games in San Diego next season. The deal is a one year pact with a base salary of $1.6 million, including $5 million in annual incentives and a club option for 2017, worth $2…

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Padres Editorial: Padres in Neutral is a Dangerous Thing for Fan Base

In the history of the San Diego Padres, the team has struggled for an identity. There have been tons of ups and down in the franchises relationship with its fans. This past offseason with the addition of A.J. Preller the mostly dormant fan base had been revitalized. When you add James Shields, Craig Kimbrel, Matt Kemp, Justin Upton and Wil Myers in one offseason the fans will come out of…

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Chargers Special: Video Tributes to Junior Seau on what would be his 48th Birthday

Junior Seau‘s 48th birthday would have been today. Like Tony Gwynn was to the Padres, Junior embodied what it was like to be a Charger. He is greatly missed and will always hold a special place in the hearts of Chargers fans. Enjoy these four videos. Two of them give you the intensity he brought to the field every game while the Tonight Show interview will give you an idea…

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