• The Sad History of the Padres’ International Signings
  • Elliot Ashbeck Interview: Continuing The Journey
  • Hunter Renfroe Interview: Still Hands Will Lead to Big Year?
  • Eric Lauer Interview: New Slider, Same Old Results
  • A Conversation with Andy Green About Baseball

Framing the Friars: Padres Activate Clutch, but Lose to Dodgers

San Diego, California The San Diego Padres appeared to be anemic on offense in Game 2 of their three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, played at Petco Park on April 17. That was, until they activated the clutch. The Dodgers won the game 7-3 to take the three-game series. However, that wasn’t before the Padres forced some late inning magic to take the game into extra innings. The score…

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Padres’ Wil Myers Looks for Timing on Rehab Assignment with Storm

Lake Elsinore, California Tuesday night at the Diamond in Lake Elsinore was anything but ordinary. The Storm took on the Inland Empire 66ers, but there was a special guest in attendance; San Diego Padres’ outfielder Wil Myers, who was starting a rehab assignment. Wil Myers taking some swings in the cage before the #Storm game tonight. A rehab start for the #Padres @EVT_News pic.twitter.com/QVHHz10n9G — Patrick Cusick (@TheProfessorPQ) April 17,…

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Tijuana Toros Get First Sweep of 2018 Ahead of Six-Game Road Trip

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Toros took full advantage of their recent six-game homestand against Olmecas de Tabasco and Piratas de Campeche and have now improved to a respectable 12-9 record on the season. The Border City Bulls were not off to the best start in 2018, but are now the second-place team in the LMB Zona Norte division, just behind Sultanes de Monterrey. Tijuana did achieve its first sweep of…

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Down on the Farm 4/16: Missions Bring out the Bats

The San Diego Padres’ minor league affiliates were 1-2 today, with the San Antonio Missions being the only team to pull off a win. With plenty of minor league action happening, let’s see how the farmhands did in their games. El Paso Chihuahuas (7-5) LOST 9-6 The Chihuahuas had a modest two-game win streak snapped tonight as they dropped the series finale to the Las Vegas 51’s 9-6. Walker Lockett…

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Padres Honored as Bullpen of the Week by MLB

The Padres have been recognized for having an excellent bullpen in the Major League Baseball world. After a week in which the bullpen posted a 1.55 ERA with 35 strikeouts to just nine walks in 29 innings, Major League Baseball declared the Padres as the Bullpen of the Week for their efforts this past week. Might I add that the MLB Twitter account selected two quality pictures with quality uniforms?…

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Series Preview: Padres Look to Stay Hot Against the Dodgers

Petco Park, San Diego, CA 4/16-4/18 After losing the first game of their last series to the San Francisco Giants, the San Diego Padres came back strong to take three of the four games at Petco Park. Now, they’ll try to keep their positive momentum going against the Los Angeles Dodgers, a team who is currently scuffling and looking up at the Padres in the NL West Standings. Game 1…

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Framing the Friars: Rookies Shine as Padres Take Series From Giants

San Diego, California Military Opening Day at PETCO Park was a rousing success, as the Padres’ offense exploded for a season-high 10 runs en route to a series win against the San Francisco Giants. The Giants scored first, putting up their one and only run in the top of the second inning against rookie starter Joey Lucchesi. Former Padre catcher Nick Hundley led off the inning with a single and…

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Bolaños Improves but Still Suffers Loss for Storm

Lake Elsinore, California Ronald Bolanos is a name that gets lost in the mix when it comes to Padres’ prospects. The big right-hander signed for $2.25 million in the summer of 2016 and was a highly touted pitcher out of Cuba. He has a good three-pitch mix (fastball, curveball, slider) that can make hitters look foolish at times while touching 95 MPH, but the problem for him has been keeping…

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Where the Padres Top 30 Prospects Are Starting, and Goals For Each

The Minor League Baseball season has begun and it is looking like, at least for another year, that is where Padres fans will find the most enjoyment. The Padres have not gotten off to a hot start, but they have an embarrassment of riches sprinkled all over their farm system. The most fun part of this, perhaps, is that no one team is hoarding all of the top prospects. There…

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