Is Royce Lewis a Future Friar?

June 4, 2017

You could call it one of the Golden Rules of Roster Management. Build through the middle – catcher, shortstop, second base, and center field. These are the players with the greatest likelihood of being involved in a play on defense, occupying positions that require a skill set unique enough that contributions at the plate are often considered a plus. The Padres appear set for the long-term at three of these…


The 2017 MLB Mock Draft (Entire First Round)

May 28, 2017

This is my first shot at an entire first round, mock draft. That being said, while I wanted to delve into the draft in its entirety and try to impossibly predict which team picks whom and where, my main focus was on the Padres early on. The methodology was simple — I think. Try not to follow the hype too much and rumors from the various sites as much as…


A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Select with 3rd Pick in 2017 MLB Draft

December 15, 2016

    A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Draft with the 3rd Pick in Next Summer’s Amateur Draft: The San Diego Padres are picking third in next summer’s annual baseball amateur draft. I will discuss five names the Padres could be considering with the third overall pick. I have chosen five players with a slant towards ceiling, as that seems to be the direction A.J. Preller…