Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 60 with James and Patrick

August 29, 2017

The San Diego Padres are coming into the last 30 games of their 2017 season. In this episode we discuss the state of the team now, and we also converse about the future. Is the tank back on? The Padres have not played well recently. Does that mean the team will certainly earn a top selection? We once again talk about this topic. We discuss some September call-ups and who…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 59 with Nathan Ruiz of MLB.com

August 24, 2017

Nathan Ruiz is new to the San Diego sports scene. He is the Associate Reporter for MLB.com (Padres). Nathan just graduated from OSU in May and started with the Padres in June. It was very interesting talking to the young reporter as he has earned the opportunity to speak to these major league players first-hand. We first learn a little bit about Nathan and his passion for the game. We…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 57 with A.J. Cassavell

August 17, 2017

A.J. Cassavell of MLB.com is welcomed back to the show and officially becomes our most frequent guest with his third appearance. We start off talking about the state of the locker room with A.J. and how it has blossomed into what we see presently. The 2017 San Diego Padres were not supposed to be a good squad. The team isn’t a World Series contender presently by any stretch of the…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 56 with Eric Longenhagen

August 16, 2017

The Padres EVT Podcast brings back Eric Longenhagen of FanGraphs. He just finished up his top-10 list for the San Diego Padres, so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to bring him on in and discuss the list. As we all know, FanGraphs is a very reliable site to gather information of everything baseball. Eric is the lead prospect analyst and has seen many of these young players firsthand….

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 53 with James & Patrick

August 4, 2017

  How about a quick little podcast on the Padres day off? Patrick and I were itching to talk some Padre baseball, so we fired up the old podcast machine and gave it a whirl. We started out talking about, of all things, the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team from up north has played remarkable so far this season, and we discuss how they are also built for the long…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 51 with James & Patrick

July 27, 2017

The San Diego Padres have played some pretty respectable baseball in the past few weeks. We start the podcast by talking about Sonny Gray. Ken Rosenthal recently named the Padres as a dark horse candidate for his services, and we discuss the pitcher. Gray might be a quality starter, and enticing, but we both agree the Padres should not dismantle the farm system just yet. Manuel Margot has been on…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 50 with Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com

July 26, 2017

For our 50th episode, we bring back friend to the show, Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. The site is fresh off their updated rankings for each MLB team. Before bringing in Jonathan, Patrick and I discuss the recent trade. Brandon Maurer, Ryan Buchter, and Trevor Cahill were shipped to KC on Monday, and we discuss the trade between ourselves. The trade might have been tough for some Padre fans to see,…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 49 with James & Patrick

July 14, 2017

  This week’s show opens with some Pablo Sandoval talk. Ugh. The switch-hitting third baseman has been released by the Red Sox, and some would like the Padres to take a look at Kung-Fu Panda. Ultimately, we believe, he is not a good fit for this young team and we discuss the numerous reasons why he should not come close to Petco Park. Hunter Renfroe went on the D.L. with…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 46 with John Conniff

June 24, 2017

  The show welcomes back John Conniff of MadFriars. He has a wealth of information about the Padres’ farm system as he has covered the team for a long time. We ask John about the recent draft selections and his thoughts about each new Padre. Mackenzie Gore is discussed in-depth as we learn John’s feelings on the prep left-hander. We also discuss Luis Campusano and Blake Hunt and the thought…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 40 with James & Patrick

June 6, 2017

We are back with another solo show as we delve into the latest in Padres news. The team has collectively played better in recent weeks, but the Padres still stand in firm position for a top selection in the June 2018 draft. Patrick and I discuss the play of the team recently, as we converse about the future for the 2017 Padres. Jarred Cosart, and his abilities, are something we…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 35 with James & Patrick

May 18, 2017

Another solo episode for us, as we bring you some current Padres news. This week, we start off conversing about the Padres’ issues against the Brewers this past series. The team has had glimpses of solid play, but in recent weeks, they have played miserably. They continue to give away games, and we discuss if this Padres team is really the worst team in Major League Baseball right now. In…

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