• Blake Hunt Interview- Early Adjustments Have Paid Dividends
  • Franchy Cordero Interview: Love For the Glove
  • Mason House Interview: Arriving Late to the Party
  • Interview with Michel Baez: Cuban Fireballer Assesses His Performance
  • Rod Boykin Interview: Making Waves With the Storm

Padres News: 14 Prospects Traded this Off-Season, How are They Doing?

With all the additions made to this seasons San Diego Padres team, only James Shields, Brandon Morrow, Clint Barmes and Wil Nieves were signed as free agents. The rest of the upgrades were done via trade. The additions of Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Shawn Kelley and Craig Kimbrel were at the cost of a lot of decent prospects and young major league talent. Some of these…

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Padres News: Austin Hedges Making Progress With the Bat

Don’t look now San Diego Padres fans, but defensive specialist rookie catcher Austin Hedges is starting to swing the bat with some authority. The much touted catcher from Gardena California, is currently hitting .370 in 15 games for Triple-A El Paso. Hedges has also hit two home runs, five doubles, and driven in 13 runs in 46 total at bats. A .370/.453/.609 batting line so far this young season is very…

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Padres Game Recap: Padres Avoid Sweep Win 3-1

The San Diego Padres came into today needing a win against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. To lose this last game on Sunday and be swept by the Dodgers would be devastating to both the Padres record and their psyche. The four game losing streak is nothing but a bad memory now. Everything fell in the Padres favor on Sunday as they got out to an early lead and had…

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Padres Editorial: Following the Padres from 2,500 Miles Away

The house I grew up in was (and still is) about 120 miles away my father’s beloved New York Mets. That distance seems like nothing nowadays, but for out-of-market martyrs like my dad back in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, it might might as well have been 2,120 miles. The only way to keep up with the Metropolitans’ exploits (and routine implosions) back then was through box scores, Associated Press recaps…

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Padres Rumors: Trade is Imminent for Padres

It is really only a matter of time before another trade happens for the San Diego Padres. The proverbial clock is ticking and there has already been some talk that the Padres are openly discussing trades with other franchises. Last week it was reported the Philadelphia Phillies had fielded calls from A.J. Preller regarding a potential deal. I wrote about that, and you can read about it here. Also rumors…

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Padres Game Recap: Padres Lose Last Game of Series 2-1, Still Earn a Split With Rockies

The San Diego Padres lose 2-1, as Bud Black sits Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks and Justin Upton. Instead Wil Nieves, Cory Spangenberg and Will Venable would earn a spot start. Jordan Lyles, the Rockies starting pitcher went on to earn the win going six 2/3 innings allowing only one run on six hits. He walked two and struck out four. The Padres were just playing into his hands grounding out 10 of…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Defense Still Remains a Question Mark

  The San Diego Padres overhauled their team in a huge way this off-season and the city of San Diego could not be happier. However, immediately after the smoke cleared, the basebałl community questioned the defensive ability of the new Padres as a team. The outfield defense was considered a liability, and Wil Myers was projected to be a horrible failure at center field. Not only has Wil Myers been…

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