Grading the 2017 San Diego Padres Coaching Staff

October 7, 2017

The 2017 San Diego Padres exceeded expectations, despite finishing 20 games under .500. Their record was 71-91. It’s strange to say that a team that finished 33 games behind the winner of their division, and 16 games behind the winner of the second wild card team, exceeded expectations. However, it is fair, and accurate, to say that about the 2017 Padres. Before the season began, mainstream sports media predicted this…

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Trevor and Glenn, A Tribute to Brotherly Love and The Importance of a Jersey Number

April 10, 2017

  What is in an athlete’s personal jersey number? From the time they were kids, they have gravitated toward certain numbers that mean something to them. For many, it is a number chosen to honor a favorite sports hero. For others, it may be a lucky number or a birth year. Trevor Hoffman’s choice was one of brotherly love and a testament to the notoriously strong bond that runs throughout…

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A Look at the Padres 2017 Coaching Staff

February 5, 2017

  It’s morning time for the rebuilding San Diego Padres. For the last few seasons there’s been a lot of “out with the old and in with the new.” Since 2014 there has been a stream of youthfulness that has taken a hold of the franchise, starting with the hiring of a young, first-time general manager in A.J. Preller. Before the 2016 season the team hired a young, first-time manager…

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Padres’ Coaching Staff Shows Promise of the Future

September 3, 2016

The 2016 MLB season is winding down and thus gives fans of non-competing teams a chance to look towards the future. The San Diego Padres are on pace to finish dead last in the N.L. West and it does not appear that their fortunes will turn around for a few more years. The large group of prospects that General Manager A.J. Preller signed during the international signing period do not…

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Padres News: Introducing the San Diego Padres New Coaching Staff

January 5, 2016

Fresh off the heels of an abysmal 2015 season, it was pretty clear there was going to be a shake up in the Padres organization. Nowhere is that as evident as it is in the coaching staff. Immediately following the conclusion of the season, it was made clear by general manager A.J. Preller that interim manager Pat Murphy would not be returning for 2016. In his place, after quite an…

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