Friar Faithful Podcast: Padres Talk After a Long Break

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The podcast returns with Deegs talking about several different Padres’ related topics.

After a nearly two-week hiatus, the Friar Faithful Podcast returns with Deegs recapping all the events he missed on his break.

Beloved slugger Franmil Reyes was shipped off to the Cleveland Indians in a three-way trade that netted San Diego Taylor Trammel. While losing Reyes is certainly a punch in the gut both on and off the field, Deegs talks about how gaining Trammel is a big win for the Friars.

Several high-level prospects within the Padres’ organization earned promotions in the recent weeks, with top prospect MacKenzie Gore getting shut down for the remainder of the regular season. Deegs talks about the impact on these promotions and how Gore is still vying for a rotation spot in 2020.

Cal Quantrill’s recent success was a noteworthy topic of this episode, as the young right-hander has almost certainly pitched his way into the conversation for the 2020 rotation. Francisco Mejia’s hot bat was also talked about, and how giving up on him already would be a mistake.

Finally, the segment concluded with a short little blurb on how special Fernando Tatis Jr. is and where he ranks amongst the best players in all of baseball.

Make sure to listen to the podcast in its entirety, as there is something special in the works. You will understand more if you listen to the whole thing.

As always, thank you for listening. You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Spotify by clicking on the links above. Follow the twitter @FriarFaithPod for all uploads and @PadreFanDeegs for any updates with the show.

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Diego is one of our editors and has been with the site for almost four years now. He's a sophomore in college and would like to work in a major league front office someday. Diego's main focus with our site is writing about the Padres and their minor league affiliates.

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