• 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

Spring Training Preview: Tyrell Jenkins & His Interesting Past

Last week, I wrote about Zach Lee, a former top-100 prospect whom the Padres claimed off waivers from the Mariners in December. The “Spring Training Preview” rolls on with a look at Tyrell Jenkins, another top 100 prospect who the Padres also claimed, on January 3, off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. The 24-year-old right-hander was drafted 50th overall out of high school by the St. Louis Cardinals in the…

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Tijuana Xolos Week 7 Preview: Xolos Travel To Mexico City To Face Pumas UNAM

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Pumas UNAM When: Sunday Feb. 19 Time: 10:00 A.M. PST Where: Estadio Olimpico Universitario TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will be featured in one of the best matchups in this week seven of the Liga MX Clausura 2017. The Xolos travel to Mexico City to play one of the ‘big four’ in Pumas UNAM at the Estadio Olimpico Universitario. Tijuana is currently in second place…

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Signing Jered Weaver Makes Sense for the Padres

  The San Diego Padres announced on Feb. 18 that they have agreed to a deal with pitcher Jered Weaver. The contract is for one-year and the former Angels’ pitcher will make $3 million dollars once he passes his physical. The deal is supposed to be announced on Monday.. “He’s always been a winner, his entire career,” general manager A.J. Preller told Padres.com, the team’s official website. “[He] has been…

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The Top Breakout Candidates for Padres in 2017

  The San Diego Padres will not be a successful team in 2017. Although they may not win a lot of games, the Padres are poised to be an exciting, young team to watch throughout the season. With a lot of young talent on the roster, the Padres have the potential to be an above-average offensive team. A lack of pitching will definitely hurt the team, but free agent signings…

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How The Liga MX Works: Points System, Playoffs, Relegation & More (Tijuana Xolos)

  Recently, East Village Times has started covering the beloved Mexican soccer team from across the border, the Tijuana Xolos. There may be many new fans to the Liga MX, or to the sport in general, who may not know a thing about how the Mexican Soccer League functions. If that is true, then this article is for you. Here is a rundown of all the basics you need to…

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Is A.J. Preller on The Hot Seat?

After two seasons as GM, A.J. Preller’s main contributions have been trades that were scrutinized, either because they didn’t work, or they involved some less than forthright disclosure of injury information. Both have been written about more than enough, notably by national baseball writers that don’t seem to enjoy saying anything nice about the Padres. Fans of Preller focus more on the newly revamped farm system that is one of…

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Four Aztecs Who Could Be Selected in the 2017 NFL Draft

Coming off their second top-25 finish in school history, the San Diego State Aztec football team could see four players selected in the 2017 NFL Draft. Last year’s Aztecs were led by four seniors, who in late April, may find themselves drafted by an NFL team. Let’s take a closer look at each one, listed in order of highest possible draft order. Nico Siragusa, Guard, 6’3” 324lbs. The former Mater…

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A Brief Profile of Tijuana Xolos’ Coach Miguel Herrera

The Tijuana Xolos are in 2nd place with 12 points after six Liga Mx games this season. Although there’s been personnel turnover, the one thing that’s been steady is Coach Miguel Herrera. He is somewhat of a celebrity south of the border because of his fiery personality and successful career; maybe a good comparison in American sports would be Michigan head football coach, Jim Harbaugh. But in order to get…

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