Padre Fans Supporting the Dodgers in World Series is Blasphemy

October 24, 2017

ATTENTION: If you’ve ever identified as any sort of San Diego sports fan and are considering rooting for the Dodgers in this year’s World Series, then congrats, you’re the worst type of person. With that said, everyone has the right to do whatever they want and support whatever team they feel like supporting. Just know you’re committing one of the most sacrilegious sins one could commit and you absolutely have…

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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 Editorial: Wil Myers is the Face of the Franchise

July 18, 2016

On December 19th 2014, the San Diego Padres traded Rene Rivera, Burch Smith, and Jake Bauers to the Tampa Bay Rays, as well as trading Joe Ross and Trea Turner to the Nationals in a three team trade. Who did they get in return? The reigning American League Rookie of the Year Wil Myers. In his rookie year, Myers posted a .293/.354/.478 stat line, tagged along with 13 home runs…

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Padres Editorial: Do you Have a Padres Bucket List?

December 28, 2015

I have been a Padres fan for a long time, since 1985 to be exact. In that time, Over the course of the last 30 years, I’ve seen a lot of things. I’ve seen some great things. I’ve seen things not so great. I’ve also seen things that left me scratching my head and wondering “what the heck just happened?” However, looking back on my own fan history, I think…

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Padres Editorial: BIRGing, CORFing and Commiserating: A Guide to Padres Fan Psychologies.

May 26, 2015

Watching the San Diego Padres go 2-8 over the past 10 games and fall to fourth place in the NL West has prompted a bunch of random memories lately. One is the infamous locker room speech in the movie “The Natural” where that bookish sports psychologist lectures the New York Knights about how “Losing is a disease. …As contagious as polio/syphilis/bubonic plague. Attacking one, but infecting all. …But curable!” The second…

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Padres Editorial: Don’t Hit the Panic Button Just Yet Padres Fans

May 24, 2015

The San Diego Padres are only 44 games into the season, and hold a 20-24 record. With 118 games left to play, they are only seven games out of first place in the National League West and five games behind the Chicago Cubs for the second NL Wild Card. We’re not even a third of the way into the season, so going into “Chicken Little” mode and saying that the…

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