• Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 41 with Kyle Glaser (Draft Special)
  • Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 39 with Hudson Belinsky of Baseball America
  • The 2017 MLB Mock Draft (Entire First Round)
  • Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 38 with Mark Grant
  • Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 37 with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com

Padres Select Luis Campusano with Pick #39 in the 2017 MLB Draft * With Video

  After selecting Mackenzie Gore with the third pick in the draft, the Padres turned their attention towards their second selection. Holding the 39th position in the draft, the Padres again went with the best athlete on the board. Or at least that is what they feel. A.J. Preller indicated that was the team’s strategy and they kept to it. Building a sold core is very important, as the Padres…

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MacKenzie Gore Was The Correct Choice for Padres *Video on the Lefty

  The San Diego Padres held the #3 overall selection in the 2017 MLB Draft, and there were tons of rumors on who they would select. Hunter Greene was linked to the team, but when they team picked, he was no longer there. The Padres had to envision that happening, so they changed gears without batting an eye. Instead of Hunter Greene, the team landed a quality pitcher by the…

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Down on the Farm: Weekly Review- June 5-11

  Nick Buss– OF, Triple-A, El Paso Chihuahuas 9-17, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 10 TB Nick Buss continues to be one of the hottest hitters in the entire Padres organization. Buss is now slashing .370/.428/.519 after yet another strong week, and could be next in line should the Padres need more Triple-A help later this season. With Jose Pirela showing what can happen when a player is given a big…

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Framing the Friars: Rookie Performances & Spangerberg’s Improved Launch Angle

  The Padres honored our military on Sunday, like they do every Sunday home game. It truly is beautiful to watch this scene at Petco Park. Dinelson Lamet got his fourth start on the day, looking to bounce back from a rough outing his last time out. In case you missed it, Lamet gave up nine total runs, seven of them earned, walked five, and hit one batter last time…

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Two Possible Targets for the Padres’ #69 Draft Pick

  When writing about the possible options the Padres could go with during the second round of the MLB Draft, including high-ceiling prepsters Jeter Downs and Drew Waters, the intrigue over whom San Diego could take afterwards became too much. As such, the Padres’ 69th overall pick during the Competitive Balance Round B, will be examined. Even though the chances of taking a quality future major league player diminishes incredibly…

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Phil Maton Gets the Call

After yet another Padres bullpen collapse in Saturday’s 12-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals, during which the Royals scored nine runs in the 8th inning, the Padres appear to be making moves in their bullpen. Phil Maton is here, Kevin Quackenbush‘s name is not on the lineup card. — AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) June 11, 2017 With the bullpen struggling mightily, the Padres’ front office is looking to shake things…

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Wil Myers: What To Make Of His Tough May

Wil Myers is the Padres’ best player. I don’t think there is too much debate about that. The Padres believe in Wil… so much so that this off-season they dedicated six-years/$83 million dollars to him; notably a huge contract in terms of Padres standards. Myers started off the season hitting everything hard. He was peppering balls all around the yard during spring training. In March and April, Wil hit .310,…

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Framing the Friars: Friday Night Rally Followed by a Saturday Afternoon Collapse

The San Diego Padres suited up in their beautiful brown uniforms like they do every Friday home game and welcomed their second interleague opponent to Petco this season. Friday Night Friday night, Jhoulys Chacin took to the mound looking to pick up his first win since May 12th. (W @CWS, 0-2 since then). He went seven innings against the once World Series champion Royals, allowing just three hits and two…

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