Padres Editorial: Wish List for 2016 Padres-Defense & Lefties

July 23, 2015

Even the most positive of San Diego Padres fan has come to a realization that the team is not going to succeed this season. The team has shown moments of greatness this season but ultimately inconsistency has plagued this team the whole year. The talent is there seemingly but within that talent the structure of it is lacking. The teams defensive in abilities have been exposed time after time. Not…

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Padres Editorial: Protecting Your Teammates

July 22, 2015

As I watched Matt Kemp get hit with a fastball up and in on Tuesday night, my immediate reaction was probably like most San Diego Padres fans. I was angry thinking that the pitch was intentional. Thinking about it after the fact I realized San Francisco Giants starter Chris Heston had a no-hitter going. Yes it was early in the game, but certainly he did not mean to hit Kemp….

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Padres Rumors: Pirates Interested in Justin Upton & Barmes

July 21, 2015

Add the Pittsburgh Pirates to the list of teams that have potential interest in Justin Upton of the San Diego Padres. The Pirates have contacted the Padres regarding Upton and with the loss of Jordy Mercer, also have interest in Clint Barmes or Alexi Amarista as well. Mercer was taken out attempting to tag the Milwaukee Brewers Carlos Gomez. Gomez slid hard into Mercer and he is out six to…

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Padres Rumors: Orioles Interested in Justin Upton

July 20, 2015

#Orioles have expressed interest in trading for #Padres OF Justin Upton, sources say. Baltimore wants to add an outfielder. @FOXSports — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 19, 2015 It is reported that the Orioles are in early negotiations for an outfielder and Justin Upton is one of the players they are targeting. The Orioles currently sit four games behind the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East…

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Padres Rumors: Who To Trade- Cashner or Ross?

July 19, 2015

As the 2015 Major League Baseball trade deadline nears, the San Diego Padres are likely to be very heavy players in the wheeling and dealing of players. The team could be buyers at the deadline, but seems more likely to be sellers being that the team is just too far out of contention. Justin Upton, Will Venable, Joaquin Benoit and Ian Kennedy are all pending free agents and each has…

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Padres News: Will the Padres Buy or Sell At the Deadline?

July 19, 2015

The play of the San Diego Padres is noticeably different in recent days. The feeling around the team is back to being optimistic even though the team is currently nine games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers and six games under the .500 mark. This recent play of the team resembles that of early April. The play of early April faded as the Padres team has been troubled all season long…

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Padres Rumors: Padres and Astros Talking Trade

July 18, 2015

It was reported Friday afternoon that the San Diego Padres and Houston Astros have been discussing a potential deal. The Astros are in need of pitching and the report by Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune mentions Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross as possible trade targets for the Astros. It is no secret that the Padres are close to making some moves. Both Tyson Ross and Andrew Cashner would…

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Chargers Editorial: The Chargers Vs. The City of San Diego

July 16, 2015

In this modern era of sports where the games themselves have become of greater importance to most people than that of politics or religion, fans of the San Diego Chargers indeed feel let down by their city and their team. A very depressing fact that just doesn’t seem to go away. The City of San Diego has drug its feet in dealing with the Chargers stadium issues. The team has…

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Padres Editorial: Looking Forward- David Price

July 15, 2015

There are going to be a lot of quality pitchers available this coming off-season when free agency hits Major League Baseball. The San Diego Padres are in need of some starting pitching and David Price, the left-handed ace from the Detroit Tigers could very well be the answer for the team. Price provides a legitimate ace and being left-handed he would fit very nicely with the current group of Padres…

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Chargers News: Danny Woodhead Looking Forward to New Season

July 14, 2015

When the San Diego Chargers lost Danny Woodhead last season to a brutal lower leg injury, the team was deflated in many ways. Woodhead was a leader on and off the field, and his loss was particularly tough for the Chargers. As is the nature of a football team, the next man must stand up. Branden Oliver did just that, and his performance easily softened the loss of Woodhead. The…

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Padres Editorial: Looking Forward- Ian Desmond

July 14, 2015

The San Diego Padres have been on the lookout for a shortstop for the past couple of seasons. Not since Khalil Greene have the Padres had an everyday shortstop that they can count on. Everth Cabrera was an All-Star shortstop, but he was often hurt and missed a lot of time. Cabrera also had a PED suspension and a run in with the California Highway Patrol. Both shortstops were important…

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Padres Rumors: One of These Trades Has to Be for a Shortstop

July 13, 2015

With all these rumors swirling around who the San Diego Padres will trade this coming deadline, Padres fans ask one simple request… Please trade for a Major League ready shortstop. Please. Will Middlebrooks making his second straight start at shortstop shows that the Padres have zero to no confidence in Clint Barmes and Alexi Amarista at shortstop. Both are average defenders but truly lack the offensive punch to play everyday…

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