Is Travis Jankowski the Permanent Answer in Left Field?

April 26, 2017

Major League Baseball scouts look at a variety of factors when evaluating a player. The tangibles when evaluating a young player include the obvious; the hit tool and hitting for power, as well as the run, catch, and throw tools are the standard. But what about the intangibles and what many refer to as the “eye test”, which many times come into play in evaluation? Manuel Margot might not pass…

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Will Jabari Blash Smash or Crash in 2017?

January 7, 2017

It wasn’t so long ago that Jabari Blash was a hot topic among San Diego Padres fans and analysts. On December 10, 2016, the Padres announced that they had acquired outfielder Blash from the Oakland Athletics as the player to be named later to complete their December 2, 2015 trade for infielder Yonder Alonso. It was part of the same trade that brought LHP Drew Pomeranz over to San Diego,…

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Padres News: Hunter Renfroe Developing & Forcing Padres to Make a Move

May 21, 2016

The San Diego Padres have always had a problem when it comes to embracing their tradition. That comes from a lack commitment from the ownership groups that have held the reins to the franchise. Embracing tradition really comes down to cultivating it. As a major franchise you have to go the extra mile to keep your homegrown players within your system. You cannot allow outside forces to cloud your judgments….

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