• Padres’ Travis Jankowski Interview: “Everyday I Expect to Play”
  • Nick Margevicius Interview: “My Approach Has Always Been to Attack Hitters”
  • Hudson Potts Interview: “I Have No Trouble With Motivation”
  • Changeup Taught by Hoffman Making a Real Difference for Reggie Lawson
  • Owen Miller Interview: “I Hit the Ball Hard and I Make the Plays”

The Padres are Playing Spoiler to the End

After a brutal end to July, which featured seven losses in a row, the Padres have rebooted. They split a series in Chicago against the Cubs, then won series against the Brewers and Phillies. All three teams have winning records and legitimate chances to make the playoffs. Although the Padres were swept by the Angels, another team with a statistical chance at a Wild Card berth, the Padres still have…

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Down on the Farm: August 15 (Urias & Mejia Stay Hot at Plate, Potts Second Missions’ Homer)

The minor league teams for the San Diego Padres were 5-2 on Wednesday. Here is a recap of the day’s action. El Paso Chihuahuas (69-52) Won 7-1 Thanks to a strong performance by the middle of the El Paso lineup, the Chihuahuas took the series against the Salt Lake City Bees. Each batter from the number 2-7 spot in the lineup picked up at least one RBI. including both Luis…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX 2018 Apertura Week 4 Recap: Xolos Get Second Consecutive Victory In Copa MX

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos played their third game in the 2018 Apertura edition of the Copa MX this Wednesday, Aug. 15, against FC Juarez at the Estadio Caliente. The game turned out o be a night of firsts and debuts at the Mictlan as Club Tijuana secured three points with a comfortable 3-1 victory. The game was intense and exciting from the kickoff as both teams had a few…

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Tijuana Xolos Copa MX 2018 Apertura Week 4 Preview: Border City “Clasico” Pt. 2

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs FC Juarez When: Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Fox Deportes Radio In English: More FM 98.9 The Tijuana Xolos will play their third match in the 2018 Apertura edition of the Copa MX this Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Estadio Caliente against FC Juarez. The Xoloitzcuintles are coming off a 2-0 win against Toluca in this Copa…

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Who is the Next Padres Prospect to Reach the Majors?

It is evident that the Padres are going for an “all-youth movement” going into the final months of the season. Gone are the likes of Tyson Ross, Jordan Lyles, and “Twitter King” Phil Hughes, and in are the likes of Brett Kennedy, Jacob Nix, and Trey Wingenter. The veterans are being left behind while the youngsters are finally getting their time in the sun. It is obvious that these three…

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Down on the Farm: August 14 (Gore and Weathers Both Pitch)

San Diego Padres Affiliates were 6-2 on Tuesday night. Only the High-A Lake Elsinore Storm and Arizona Rookie League Padres 2 couldn’t pull out victories. Here’s a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (68-52) Won 6-3 Dillon Overton made the start for El Paso, pitching a solid game, throwing six innings while allowing three earned runs and striking out two hitters. Carter Capps made his first appearance since…

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Xolos Femenil 2018 Apertura: Club Tijuana Ladies Lose Second Consecutive Game

Xolos Femenil hosted Club America at the Estadio Caliente this past Monday in its fifth game of the Liga MX Femenil 2018 Apertura season. The Club Tijuana Ladies had been off to a great start this season with seven points in four games and were also undefeated at home before this match. Xolos Femenil had defeated Pumas UNAM and Pachuca in their first two home games and were looking for…

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The Padres Look Like a Different Team in August

The Padres had a miserable July, going 5-20, the worst month since the team’s inaugural year of 1969. Nobody was hitting. Eric Hosmer hit .186 for the month and Christian Villanueva disappeared with a 48 wRC+. The pitching was not much better as Tyson Ross finished his Padres career with an 8.87 ERA in July and Clayton Richard struggled mightily as well with a 7.50 ERA. None of the other…

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Down on the Farm: August 13 (Mejia Homers, Thompson Returns from D.L.)

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-3. San Antonio, Lake Elsinore, and both of the AZL Padres squads were off today. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (67-52) Lost 4-3 Despite having a lead going into the bottom of the ninth inning, T.J. Weir couldn’t get the save and allowed the winning run to cross on an RBI single by Alberto…

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