• Franmil Reyes Interview: “I Like to Have Swag on the Field”
  • The 2019 Season Should be Huge for Matt Strahm
  • 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”

Aztecs’ John Baron Soon Will Be Kicking On Sundays

“Snap the ball!!!” The announcers were repeating it, I was screaming it, and likely a score of Aztecs fans were chanting it along with me. An Arizona State defensive player had jumped across the line of scrimmage trying to get a jump on the field goal attempt, but San Diego State kicker John Baron calmly stood there, focused on a 54-yard kick in the third quarter with the Aztecs and…

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Family, Friends, and the Baseball World Mourn Loss of Don Welke

It was a sad day for the Padres, and the rest of the baseball world as it was announced that Padres’ Vice President of scouting operations, Don Welke has passed away. The man known throughout the Padres’ organization as “coach” spent the last five years with the Padres. Shortly after the Padres had hired A.J. Preller away from the Rangers, Welke joined the team late in 2014. The two worked…

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Aztecs Look to Conquer Eastern Michigan at Home

Eastern Michigan Eagles at San Diego State Aztecs Saturday 9/22/18  at 7:30 PM SDCCU Stadium, San Diego, California The San Diego State Aztecs look to keep their solid start to the season rolling this upcoming Saturday. Coming off an impressive victory against then #23 Arizona State, the Aztecs are currently 2-1 and are currently tied for second place in the Mountain West Conference. Junior quarterback Ryan Agnew will be making…

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For Padres Fans, Trusting the Process Isn’t Easy

Padres fans have been told to trust the process, as a run of competitive seasons is supposedly near for this team from San Diego. The prospects are certainly starting to trickle in, but it is still very difficult for all San Diego Padres fans to completely “trust the process”. In the 49-year existence of the San Diego Padres, there has been little to be content about. The back-to-back NL West…

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Hedges, Mejia, or Allen? Padres Have a Plethora of Backstops

The San Diego Padres have an exciting group of young catchers in the majors and throughout the system. Who, in the group will establish them self in the coming year and who will be relegated to a backup role for the team? The Padres have a wonderful dilemma on their hands. Austin Hedges, who now has been the Padres’ starting catcher for two seasons, logging 201 games so far in…

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Padres Minor League System Review: The San Antonio Missions

In their 12th and final year as the Padres’ Double-A team, the 2018 San Antonio Missions showcased one of their most impressive rosters in team history, despite an unexceptional 71-67 regular-season record. Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., one of the game’s top prospects, was lost for the year with a thumb injury on July 20 when the Missions were 58-39. Later in the year, some San Antonio’s best starting pitchers were…

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The Future is Extremely Bright for Padres Bullpen

The Padres have a very talented group of relief pitchers. Even though the team dealt its all-star closer in July, they have still flourished as a group. Let’s take a look at these men as they have really become a strength for the team. The San Diego Padres have a very bright future. Some still question whether all this hoopla about the farm system is legit. Others question if the…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX 2018 Apertura Week 9 Recap: Xolos Continue Winning Ways Against Atlas

Guadalajara, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos continued their good form in Week 9 of the Liga MX 2018 Apertura with an away win against Atlas. Los Zorros had been the worst team in the league and the Aztec Canines needed to win this game if they had any hopes of making the playoffs. The border city club was coming off a win against Necaxa at the Estadio Caliente and managed to…

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What is the Future For Padres’ Christian Villanueva?

With Wil Myers playing everyday at third base, what is the future for Christian Villanueva. He certainly put up decent numbers in his first season in the major leagues, but is he part of the teams plans for 2019 and beyond? The San Diego Padres had some uncertainties to start the season at third base. During the offseason, Padres general manager A.J. Preller acquired third baseman Chase Headley and Bryan…

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Padres Minor League System Review: Lake Elsinore Storm

The 2018 Lake Elsinore season was full of so much promise. With such prospects as Hudson Potts, Jorge Ona and Edward Olivares leading the offense and names like Michel Baez, Adrian Morejon and Reggie Lawson in the rotation, there were naturally high expectations for this unit. The team, sadly, failed to live up to those expectations as they were the victims of reality. You still need to play the games….

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