• Philip’s Journey Helps Give Padres’ Logan Allen Motivation on the Mound
  • Padres’ Prospect Cal Quantrill Just Wants to Win
  • Fixing Padres’ Pitcher Jarred Cosart
  • A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Select with 3rd Pick in 2017 MLB Draft
  • The Sad State of San Diego Sports

Tijuana Xolos Week 2 Recap: Xolos Win 6-2 On Eve of 10th Anniversary

The Tijuana Xolos celebrated their 10th anniversary in grand fashion on Friday, as they won by a margin of 6-2 against Puebla F.C. The Xolos went with the exact same lineup that they presented against Morelia in week one of the Liga MX Clausura 2017, a classic 4-4-2 formation, with Manuel Lajud in net, Damian Perez, Juan Carlos Valenzuela, Victor Aguilera, and Michael Orozco as the defense. Then Victor Malcorra,…

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Paul Clemens Wants a Spot in 2017 Rotation

In 2016 the Padres put 14 different starters on the mound. There was a grab bag of veterans, rookies, and castoffs that took the hill to fill in rotation voids caused by injuries and trades. The season appeared to be a lost cause at a relatively early point. Sure, every team faces adversity during the course of a baseball season, and injuries happen, but for the Padres it was like…

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Padres Ink Wil Myers and Yangervis Solarte to Contract Extensions

Update: The Padres have officially agreed to basic terms with Myers on a six year deal worth $83 million that includes an option year. In additional news, the Padres also have inked Yangervis Solarte to a contract extension through 2018 that also includes club options for 2019 and 2020. For Solarte, the deal will earn him $7.5 million over the next two seasons, and an additional $13.5 million if both team…

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Chargers Socks & Dean Spanos Sucks

In a dingy three bedroom apartment in National City, filled with second-hand smoke and the stench of boiling fish guts from my mother’s secret sauce in the kitchen, was where my love for the San Diego Chargers started. As a child of the seventies, post Vietnam, and new to the country, there were a lot of things I had to learn. English was first and foremost as most first graders…

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Padres Signing RHP Trevor Cahill?

  It is being reported by Dennis Lin of the San Diego UT, that the San Diego Padres are close to an agreement with a free agent pitcher. It is no secret that the team has been looking for veteran starting pitchers for the upcoming season, and Trevor Cahill fits the mold of an undervalued pitcher that could boost his value with some time in San Diego. The native of…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 2 Preview: Xolos Home Opener Against Puebla F.C.

  Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Puebla F.C. When: Friday Jan.13 Time: 7 P.M. PST Where: Estadio Caliente TV: Azteca America   Soccer is back in the border city of Tijuana, as the Xolos play their first home game of the Clausura 2017 season on Friday. The Xolos are set to take on the struggling Puebla F.C. who, just like the Monarcas Morelia, are fighting for redemption this season. The match…

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Chargers’ Season in Review/Off-Season Preview; Linebackers

  We will be breaking down each of the Chargers’ positional groups; what they did in 2016 and what 2017 looks like. Despite the 5-11 record, I believe the Chargers are rather close to competing. Chargers Linebackers We begin this series by looking at the linebackers. The 2016 season for the Chargers’ linebacking corps was a tale of good news/bad news. Bad news: Manti Te’o was lost for the season…

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The San Diego Padres 2017 Bullpen Could Surprise You

  A bullpen is one of the most underrated components of a MLB franchise. The bullpen can make or break a team and we have witnessed it before. The 2016 Cleveland Indians came a game away from a World Series title, arguably due to the effort put in by Andrew Miller and company. Another great example of a bullpen that has made a team relevant is the recent San Francisco…

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