• 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”
  • Austin Hedges Interview: Just Trying to Win a Ball Game

Examining the Padres’ Attendance, and Its Relationship to Team Payroll

It’s clear at the moment that the Padres are rebuilding They are loading up on prospects to gear up for future possible runs at the playoffs and championships. Naturally, attendance is not going to be great when the team is obviously not making much effort to win  this season. The team currently ranks 18th in baseball in drawing an average of 26,882 fans to Petco Park every home game. This…

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Down on the Farm: July 21 (Baez Throws Well for Storm/Gore Rained Out)

Credit: EVT News The San Diego Affiliates were 4-3 on Saturday. The TinCaps’ game will be continued on July 22nd, and they were losing 3-0 when it was suspended. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (53-47) Won 9-5 The Chihuahuas won pretty comfortably against Sacramento behind a great start from Brett Kennedy, who only allowed one earned run in seven innings. Jose Castillo and Rowan…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX 2018 Apertura Week 1 Preview: Season-Opener Against Chivas At Estadio Caliente

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Chivas de Guadalajara When: Saturday, July 21, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: FS1, Fox Sports San Diego, Fox Deportes This Friday, July 20, the Liga MX 2018 Apertura kicked off and this Saturday, July 21, the Tijuana Xolos will play their first game of the new season. The Aztec Canines will start off the new tournament with a clash against…

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Putting the Padres’ Farm System into Perspective

The hype surrounding the San Diego Padres’ farm system is undoubtedly the most exciting thing about the franchise right now. The first wave of young talent has already arrived in the big leagues. Guys like Dinelson Lamet, Eric Lauer, Joey Lucchesi, Manuel Margot, Hunter Renfroe, Franchy Cordero and Austin Hedges have all had varying degrees of success in the major leagues, but all stand a chance of becoming a part…

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Down on the Farm: July 20 (Quantrill Struggles Again)

It was a good night for Padres’ farm system, as Padres minor league affiliates went 6-1 Friday night. The evening was full of excitement, and featured five, one-run games. Here’s a rundown of the results and notable performances: El Paso Chihuahuas (52-47) Lost 6-5 in a game that went down to the wire. Walker Lockett provided a solid, albeit unspectacular six-inning performance on Friday night, giving up three runs and…

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Tijuana Zonkeys: A Championship For Tijuana In Heartfelt Night

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Zonkeys played Game 6 of the 2018 CIBACOPA final series against Halcones de Obregon this Thursday, July 19. Los Burro-Zebras had a 3-2 lead in the series heading into that match and were just a win away from obtaining their third-ever CIBACOPA championship. The border city team completed the task in hand and defeated the team from Sonora by a score of 87-73 to claim the…

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Tijuana Xolos: Transactions Heading Into Apertura 2018

Tijuana, Mexico A new Liga MX season is on the horizon as the Tijuana Xolos start off their Apertura 2018 campaign against Chivas de Guadalajara this Saturday, July 21, at the Estadio Caliente. The Border City Dogs are usually one of the busier teams each tournament when it comes to transfers and this offseason was no different. The Aztec Canines brought in eight new players and inclusively let go of…

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Tijuana Xolos: Border City Dogs Finished Preseason Undefeated

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos start their 2018 Apertura season this upcoming Saturday, July 21, and will be heading into that match against Chivas de Guadalajara in very good form. The Aztec Canines played a total of five preseason games ahead of the new Liga MX tournament and did not lose a single encounter. This included some clashes against some respectable opponents like Cruz Azul and Pumas UNAM. The first…

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Anemic Padres’ Offense Continues to Struggle

Coming into the season, the Padres looked like they had acquired enough average veteran hitters to have an average offense. An optimist would have said the team had an above-average lineup, with new additions Eric Hosmer, Chase Headley, and Freddy Galvis solidifying a lineup already including Wil Myers along with some intriguing young outfielders. The four aforementioned hitters who were supposed to be the anchors of the lineup, have not…

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Could the Padres Really be Players for Noah Syndergaard?

Could the San Diego Padres really be players in a potential deal for New York Mets’ RHP Noah Syndergaard? With big moves already being made, the excitement leading up to the July 31 trade deadline is in full swing. The San Diego Padres added to the excitement by trading Brad Hand to the Cleveland Indians for MLB No. 15 prospect Francisco Mejia. The Los Angeles Dodgers made a splash by…

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Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 101 (The Handless Padres Podcast)

Well. It happened. We knew it would, and it did. The San Diego Padres traded all-star closer Brad Hand. The return? How about the #15 prospect in all of baseball. Francisco Mejia. The catcher/outfielder is a switch-hitter with huge offensive upside. The Padres scored with this trade and we gush a little about the Dominican player. Well at least not at the beginning. In speaking about Mejia, we discuss where…

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