Padres Birthday Spotlight: Mark Sweeney

October 26, 2017

Happy 48th birthday to Mark Sweeney. Sweeney is currently working for the San Diego Padres as an analyst on Fox Sports San Diego. To some, he may not be so anymore, but he was certainly a fan favorite when he was a Padres player. He was a guy who didn’t mind riding the bench only to get one at-bat in a game. That’s an important role that some players do…

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Six Ways to Enjoy More Baseball Over the All-Star Break

July 8, 2017

I love the All-Star Break. I love nearly everything about it, from the MLB Futures Game right through the Mid-Summer Classic itself. Nevertheless, for many baseball fans, the MLB All-Star break can mean wandering in a sort of baseball desert for a week. I have felt your pain. So, I’ve compiled this list of ways to enjoy more baseball over the all-star break. I’ve also included a “hidden gem” at…

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Padres History: The Opening Day Trifecta That Was Wynne, Gwynn & Kruk

March 26, 2017

One of the most exciting spectacles in Major League Baseball, or baseball at any level for that matter, is seeing home runs in sequence. “Back-to-back” is a term we like to use to describe two consecutive hitters “taking a pitcher deep,” another one of baseball’s famous catchphrases. However, something that is much more exciting is going “back-to-back-to-back.” In poker, three of a kind trumps a pair. The same applies to…

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