Padres Editorial: Can the Padres Afford Justin Upton?

August 17, 2015

The 2015 season has been a surprise for most San Diego Padres fans. The anticipation of a winning season was high, but the team has struggled to play with any kind of consistency all season long. Reality has hit the San Diego Padres and their fans, the team is just not that good at the moment. Most would say they are terrible, but in fact the team is just built…

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Padres News: Wil Myers Return Much-Anticipated

August 16, 2015

With all the trades and acquisitions the San Diego Padres made this past off-season, the arrival of former A.L. rookie of the year Wil Myers proved to be one of the largest. His presence in the top of the order propelled the Padres to a great start in April and early May. However Myers hurt his wrist in Arizona on Mother’s Day and the team never seemed to really regroup…

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Padres News: Turn Out the Lights the Party is Over

August 10, 2015

The 2015 San Diego Padres season was supposed to be the year the team established themselves as a perennial power house in the competitive National League West. Inconsistencies have plagued the team all year-long and the Padres currently sit eight games under .500 and 10.5 games behind the first place Los Angeles Dodgers. Losing six straight against the Milwaukee Brewers and Philadelphia Phillies has been a rude awakening for the…

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Padres Editorial: Should the Padres Have Traded in July?

August 8, 2015

When the San Diego Padres decided to mortgage the future in obtaining legitimate talent now, the city of San Diego was infected with Padres fever. Acquiring Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, James Shields, and Craig Kimbrel gave the Padres real Super-Star quality talent on their team. In recent years, Padres fans have witnessed a mostly mediocre team on the field, and for most die-hard fans, it had become a…

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Padres Editorial: By Doing Nothing, the Padres Gained

August 2, 2015

For weeks, the San Diego Padres were at the forefront of Major League Baseball’s revolving door of trade rumors. Eyes were on general manager A.J. Preller, who became heralded as a rock star after completing one of the biggest roster overhauls in league history. However, the dreams of San Diego replicating the success of the 1984 and 1998 Padres teams didn’t come to fruition. At the All Star break, the 2015…

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Padres Special: Brewer’s Banter- Deadline Edition

August 2, 2015

A little more than 24 hours from the end of the trade deadline and I still don’t know what to say about the San Diego Padres and their complete inaction at the trade deadline. As early as last week the Padres came out as complete sellers and many teams lined up for the chance at acquiring several talent players on the Padres roster. It seemed likely, and was hypothesized by…

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Padres Game Recap: ICYMI- Padres Win Bizarre Game With Comeback Over Mets

July 31, 2015

San Diego Padres 8, New York Mets 7 The San Diego Padres roared back from a 7-1 deficit in the last three innings to stage an incredible comeback in New York on Thursday despite two rain delays. After the Mets already took a 1-0 lead of Andrew Cashner in the second, the big blow came when Curtis Granderson hit a three-run home run in the fifth to extend the lead…

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Padres Rumors: Astros, Cubs, Twins & Yankees All Potential Trade Partners

July 31, 2015

It is a very stressful time for San Diego Padres fans as they wait and prepare themselves for the trades that are surely going to happen. The team has been rumored to be nearly ready to be super-active, but yet not one deal has been agreed upon. Fans are restless searching for one shred of recent news pertaining to a potential Padres trade. The absolute latest has the Padres in…

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Padres Rumors: The Calm Before the Storm?

July 30, 2015

With less than 48 hours before the trade deadline ends on Friday at 1:00 pm PST, all is eerily quiet for the San Diego Padres. The team is rumored to be looking to make some really big moves, but nothing seems imminent and there really is not much news coming out about the team. Justin Upton figures to be getting the most attention, but the Padres have not fully come…

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Padres News: The Dangers of Not Trading Justin Upton

July 30, 2015

Justin Upton was supposed to be the big impact bat the San Diego Padres needed to push them over the hump and finally make a playoff push. For the first time since Adrian Gonzalez left town the Padres finally had a big impact bat in the clean up spot that other teams would fear. Obviously this season hasn’t gone the way the Padres had hoped for a variety of reasons….

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Padres Editorial: Will the Team Hold Strong and Keep Everyone?

July 26, 2015

The recent comments of majority owner Ron Fowler indicate that the team is willing to hold off on any trades. By winning recently the team is once again on the fence on whether or not to start trading. The five impending free agents are sure to be at least shopped around to other teams. If the team intends to compete this year, they still need some upgrades. Most obvious is…

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Padres News: The Time is Now- Sell, Sell, Sell…

July 24, 2015

The San Diego Padres have under-performed all season long and the team has fallen too far out of contention to realistically come back. Even if the team were to have a major winning streak, its evident the team is still missing some major pieces to truly compete in a tough National League West division. Seeing the Padres on a daily basis you see the potential of the team but yet…

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