• 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

The Battle for Left Field (Or Something Like That)

For the first time in years, the San Diego Padres have several legitimate options at a particular position. Jose Pirela, Alex Dickerson, and Franchy Cordero are the front-runners to becoming the next Padres left fielder. With Manny Margot and Hunter Renfroe presumably owning sole possession of center and right field, left field is virtually wide open. Jose Pirela has constantly been one of the most productive hitters since being called…

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No. 19 Ranked Aztecs Face Boise State in MWC Matchup

San Diego State vs Boise State Saturday, October 14, 7:30 PM on CBSS SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, California On Saturday, October 14, San Diego State will host the Boise State Broncos in their third conference game of the season. The game is at 7:30 pm and will be televised on the CBS Sports Network. The Aztecs have now won three straight games as a nationally ranked team. They hope to…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 67 with James and Patrick

The San Diego Padres’ season is over, but we are still going strong at EVT. Episode 67 is a continuation from last week’s show where we gave a recap of the 2017 Padres. In episode 66, we spoke about the infield and catching positions. For this week, we finish off the roster by discussing the outfield and pitching staff. The left field battle will surely heat up in the spring,…

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Grading the 2017 San Diego Padres’ Infield

As manager Andy Green would fill out the lineup throughout the 2017 season, he sure filled out a lot of different names. There were many players at a lot of different positions in the infield. The opening day lineup consisted of Wil Myers at first base, Yangervis Solarte at second base, Erick Aybar at shortstop, and Ryan Schimpf at third base. The Padres had 14 different players play in the…

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PNO (Positives, Negatives, Outlook) Wil Myers

The 2017 Padres season, in a way, was better than expected. While the Padres posted an unimpressive record of 71-91, this year’s campaign was full of excitement in the form of young, talented players performing well and giving the fans hope for the future. While countless writers and analysts virtually confirmed that the Padres would not win more than 50-60 games at the maximum, the team exceeded expectations while also…

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What is Yangervis Solarte’s Future With the Padres?

Many San Diego sports fans say the Padres still have at least two years until they are able to make a run for the wild card, or maybe even the division. With the N.L. West having solid infielders like the Dodgers’ Corey Seager, Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt, Giants’ Brandon Crawford, and of course the Rockies’ Nolan Arenado, there is a valid question looming in San Diego and that is where Yangervis Solarte will…

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Top Moments of the 2017 Season: Wil Myers First Career Cycle

The history of the San Diego Padres has only witnessed two cycles, both coming at the hitter-friendly confines of Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. Matt Kemp ended the long, 46-year drought, when he hit for the team’s first cycle on August 15th, 2015. Wil Myers was able to hit for the second cycle in Padres history on April 10th, 2017 which put his name into the Padres’ record book as…

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SDSU/UNLV Recap: SDSU Just Too Much for UNLV in 41-10 Victory

Every week the San Diego State Aztecs seem to face an opponent that has extra motivation. They faced a tough Stanford team that was higher ranked, only to follow that up with difficult games against Air Force and NIU, who were coming off losses against highly-ranked opponents. Both NIU and Air Force are not powerhouses by any stretch of the imagination, but they did provide a test for SDSU. This…

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Taco Train Update: Even the Losers Get Lucky Sometimes

Even the losers (get lucky sometimes) – Tom Petty, RIP There’s a long-distance train rolling through the rain Tears on the letter I write – Bob Dylan, Where Are You Tonight? So, another one in the can. All that’s left to be done is to edit the highlights, ruminate over the lowlights, and pour over the numbers. Yes, there’s always the numbers to be poured over. It could have been…

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