Will Christian Villanueva Play Third Base for the Padres in 2018?

February 1, 2018

It  has been a quiet offseason but, as a Padres fan, the team has made some moves. They acquired shortstop Freddy Galvis from the Phillies in order to bolster the middle infield defense. The Padres also re-signed Craig Stammen, signed Japanese pitcher Kazuhisa Makita, and reportedly have offered Eric Hosmer a contract that would make him the highest paid player in franchise history. Acquiring former MVP candidate and starting third…

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Will Luis Urias Play in the Majors in 2018?

January 31, 2018

If you haven’t heard by now, the San Diego Padres’ farm system is absolutely loaded. Widely regarded as the deepest farm system in all of baseball, and to some, the best, the Padres have an extremely bright future to look forward to. With that being said, some of those intriguing prospects might be on their way to Petco Park much more quickly than we imagined. For Padres second base prospect…

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Why Is Anderson Espinoza Still a Top 100 Prospect?

January 27, 2018

On January 27th, 2018, MLB Network and MLB pipeline revealed their Top 100 MLB Prospects for the 2018 season. The San Diego Padres were well represented, having seven prospects ranked in the top 100, second to only the Atlanta Braves. These prospects include Fernando Tatis Jr.(#8), Mackenzie Gore (#19), Cal Quantrill (#40), Luis Urias (#36), Michel Baez (#42), Adrian Morejon (#50), and Anderson Espinoza (#89). A big surprise for this…

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A Realistic View of Fernando Tatis Jr.

December 26, 2017

A few seasons ago, the San Diego Padres found themselves with a big dilemma. After going all in during the 2015 off season, the Padres decimated a talented farm system in order to put themselves in “win now” mode. This proved to be a mistake, as the Padres have not won more than 77 games since 2011 and were forced to pay huge amounts of money to players that were…

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An Evaluation of the Padres Top 30 Ranked Prospects

November 12, 2017

All of the general managers in Major League Baseball have one goal: build a championship caliber team. Whether it be paying millions of dollars in free agency or drafting well and developing prospects, some GM’s will do whatever it takes to bring that championship trophy to their city. The New York Yankees were the first team to implement the idea that spending millions of dollars in free agency was the…

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Can Colin Rea and Robbie Erlin Have an Impact in 2018?

November 7, 2017

There are many ways for teams to achieve success in baseball. Throughout the years, having a high quality pitching staff has been the biggest constant in regards to success. Sure, your team can put up a billion runs per game, but high quality pitching will always triumph in the end. Some of the most recent baseball dynasties, like the Giants for the past decade, have had incredible pitching staffs to…

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Can Yangervis Solarte Play Shortstop Every Day for the Padres?

November 5, 2017

Defense wins championships. It’s a simple saying that sports fans around the world hear quite often. Its meaning? A solid defensive core of players can put any team in contention to win a championship, even when that particular team lacks a strong offense. Of the seven fielders that the pitcher has behind his back, one could argue that none is more important than the shortstop. Often regarded as the captain…

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Is Christian Villanueva an Everyday Starter for the Padres?

November 2, 2017

Going into the 2017 MLB season, the San Diego Padres seemed to have a predicament on the left side of the infield. Without either a shortstop or third baseman of the future ready to play, the rebuilding Padres had to settle for what they had. With the signing of Erick Aybar to a one-year deal in the offseason, it looked like the Padres were going to give the reins of the…

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Who are the San Diego Seals?

October 28, 2017

On August 30th, 2017, the National Lacrosse League announced that it would grant Alibaba Billionaire Joseph Tsai an expansion team in the city of San Diego. The National Lacrosse League is the third-largest indoor sports league in the United States, behind the NHL and the NBA, and is the premier lacrosse league in the world. Following the announcement that San Diego would receive a new team, on October 24th, Tsai…

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PNO (Positives, Negatives, Outlook) Wil Myers

October 11, 2017

The 2017 Padres season, in a way, was better than expected. While the Padres posted an unimpressive record of 71-91, this year’s campaign was full of excitement in the form of young, talented players performing well and giving the fans hope for the future. While countless writers and analysts virtually confirmed that the Padres would not win more than 50-60 games at the maximum, the team exceeded expectations while also…

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Padres Snapshot: Upcoming Things To Look Forward To in 2017

August 5, 2017

With the dog days of summer ending shortly, the San Diego Padres sit in an interesting spot. The team is coming off their first winning month since 2015 and the rebuilding Friars are 11 games below .500, a surprising mark for a team that was supposed to be one of the worst teams in baseball history. With all of that being said, the most interesting months of baseball are approaching…

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San Antonio Missions: Dominance At The Back End

August 2, 2017

  The San Diego Padres may not have the best major league ball club, but the team is home to one of the best farm systems in all of baseball. With incredible talent spread across all levels, it is no surprise that the Padres farm system is often referred to as the deepest and most talented in the majors. Last season the El Paso Chihuahuas won the PCL title. The…

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