• 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

Most Productive 2017 Padres’ Draft Picks Thus Far

Mackenzie Gore, who is compared to Clayton Kershaw, and Luis Campusano, a catcher who looks like an absolute stud so far, are the names to remember from the San Diego Padres’ 2017 MLB draft class. While those two have had some exciting success in their early careers, there are other draftees who deserve to be written about as well, based on their excellent 2017 seasons. With that being said, here…

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Down on the Farm: 2017 Recap- El Paso Chihuahuas

Player of the Year Franchy Cordero– OF, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 127-390, .326/.369/.603, 21 2B, 18 3B, 17 HR, 64 RBI, 68 R, 23 BB, 118 K, 235 TB, 146 wRC+ It was pretty evident that no player on the Chihuahuas’ roster had a more impressive 2017 season than outfielder Franchy Cordero. Between bouts of big league playing time, Cordero set the Pacific Coast League on fire with 56 extra…

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Recap: SDSU vs NIU- Aztecs Survive Second Half Scare

  Last night SDSU hosted the NIU huskies in a wild and entertaining game at SDCCU stadium. The game started with Juwan Washington taking the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown, and we all thought that it would be smooth sailing after that. But on their first possession of the game, NIU roared back and scored in just over three minutes when Christian Blake caught a 34-yard touchdown pass….

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Keys to Victory: San Diego State vs Northern Illinois University

The #19-ranked Aztecs (4-0, 1-0 in the Mountain West Conference) will face off against Northern Illinois University (2-1) Saturday at SDCCU Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 PM PST. Coming off of back-to-back come-from-behind victories with significant delays (blackout/lightning storm), the Aztecs are looking to extend their streak to seven games dating back to last year. Their victory over Air Force was another statement win, proving that this team can…

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Social Summit/Padres on Deck Game: September 29

A couple of EVT writers and myself (plus my lovely wife) were lucky enough to be invited to a Padres event Friday. The team hosted another #PadresSocialSummit in which a new hashtag of #PadresOnDeck was utilized. The summit would include some top Padres’ personnel, and of course, a meet and greet with several of the Padres young up and coming prospects. Ron Fowler was first on the docket, as the…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX AP 17 Week 12 Recap: Xolos Suffer Disastrous 3-0 Loss vs Monarcas Morelia

The Tijuana Xolos played their 11th game in the Liga MX Apertura 2017 this Friday, Sept. 30. Unlike most Friday nights for the Xolos, it was not at the Estadio Caliente, but instead at the Estadio Morelos in Michoacán, Morelia. The Aztec Canines were facing Monarcas Morelia, a team that had only lost one game at home heading into this encounter. Eduardo Coudet went with his usual 5-3-2 formation with…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX AP 17 Week 12 Preview: Xolos Look to Bounce Back Against Monarcas Morelia After Midweek Loss

Game: Monarcas Morelia vs Tijuana Xolos When: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 Where: Estadio Morelos, Michoacán, Morelia Time: 5:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will play their 11th game in the Liga MX Apertura 2017 this Friday when the Aztec Canines travel to Michoacán to face Monarcas Morelia. The game will be in the 12th round of matches in the league and is set to be a close…

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Tijuana Xolos EA Sports FIFA 18 Video Game Player Ratings

The latest installment of EA Sports’s virtual soccer game, FIFA, hit the market this Friday. FIFA 18 has officially hit the shelves and here is a look at what ratings the Tijuana Xolos’ players received in the latest installment of the franchise. To put the ratings in perspective, the highest rated player in the game is Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo with a 94 rating. Not far behind him is another…

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The Pros & Cons to Potentially Signing Mike Moustakas

The San Diego Padres had a positive 2017 season. Despite the fact the team finished fourth in their division, they played better than most predicted. For a team that was supposed to lose 100 games, the Padres played exceptionally well. The youth on the team produced, for the most part, and the inadequacies in the pitching staff were not a major issue for young manager Andy Green. Yes, the staff…

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Aztecs Look to Keep Momentum Going Against NIU Huskies

San Diego State University vs Northern Illinois University Saturday, September 30, 2017 7:30 PM on CBSS SDCCU Stadium, San Diego California   On Saturday September 30th, SDSU will play host to the NIU Huskies at SDCCU Stadium. Game time is at 7:30 pm in a game that will be broadcast nationally by CBSS. After last week’s game, in which the Aztecs showed tremendous will to win, SDSU returns home to…

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