Framing the Friars: Padres Drop Series Opener After Defensive Miscues

May 17, 2018

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania After a nine-game home stand where the Padres went 4-5, the boys got a much-needed day off on Wednesday. Heading into Thursday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Friars had won three of their last four games. It was Eric Lauer’s duty to keep the good times rolling, and bounce back after his rough outing against the St. Louis Cardinals in which Lauer gave up six earned runs…


Framing the Friars: “Mar-Gone!” Padres Win 4-3 vs Dodgers

August 11, 2017

The last time the Padres and Dodgers met there were plenty of fireworks. Tensions were high among Dodger starter Alex Wood, manager Dave Roberts, and Padres manager, Andy Green. In an unusual manager banter, Roberts was ejected from the contest and further suspended for the next game. Green was also ejected but was not suspended. However, this Friday night both managers met at home plate to exchange lineup cards and…


Wil Myers: What To Make Of His Tough May

June 11, 2017

Wil Myers is the Padres’ best player. I don’t think there is too much debate about that. The Padres believe in Wil… so much so that this off-season they dedicated six-years/$83 million dollars to him; notably a huge contract in terms of Padres standards. Myers started off the season hitting everything hard. He was peppering balls all around the yard during spring training. In March and April, Wil hit .310,…


4/12: San Diego Padres News & Notes (Perdomo Joins Cahill on D.L.)

April 12, 2017

The San Diego Padres have just begun their long, 162-game journey, but a lot has already happened. The Padres battled the Dodgers to open the young season, dropping three of four to a strong Los Angeles Dodgers ball club. After the four game stint, the Friars headed home to play in front of their fans. The Padres played gritty baseball, something that I believe will be a common theme the…


Life After The Chargers

January 16, 2017

It’s been roughly four days since our beloved football team announced that they were heading up the I-5 North to Los Angeles. The reports in early January from many football insiders gave me hope that the Chargers were staying put. Then, with one tweet from Adam Schefter, everything had changed. Initially, I was heartbroken. Many of my close friends and family members were heartbroken. The San Diego Chargers were always…


Padres Editorial: Fowler’s “Foul” Comments

June 1, 2016

The words “embarrassing” and “miserable failures” are not the words anybody wants to hear when describing a baseball team. However, those were the words that Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler chose when conducting an interview with Mighty 1090 Wednesday morning. Fowler apparently decided that he was going to get on the air and blast his very own team. To me, this was one of the most unnecessary and unprofessional interviews…


Padres News: There are Bright Spots in a Tough Beginning

April 25, 2016

The San Diego Padres season is officially upon us, and there has been a little bit of everything. We’ve seen consecutive shutouts, walk off wins, and a few blown leads by the bullpen. At 7-12 to begin the year, things aren’t perfect but they aren’t broke. Injuries of Tyson Ross, Yangervis Solarte, Cory Spangenberg and Alexi Amarista has made the Padres reach into their farm system a little earlier than expected. With…


Padres Editorial: No Benoit, No Kimbrel, No Problem.

March 14, 2016

The San Diego Padres are going to have a different look to them in 2016. Some new position players, a brand new manager, and a few upgrades to the already beautiful Petco Park. However, the biggest change is the reconstructed bullpen that General Manager, A.J. Preller has put together. This offseason Preller traded all-star closer Craig Kimbrel and veteran Joaquin Benoit in order to obtain young talent and rebuild the farm…


Padres Editorial: Spangenberg set for a big 2016

March 4, 2016

The day is March 4th, 2016. Why does that matter? Well, the San Diego Padres just played their first few official Spring Training games of the new year. Last year the Padres brought in additions of Justin Upton, Matt Kemp, Will Middlebrooks, James Shields, Craig Kimbrel, Derek Norris and Wil Myers. The entire city was pumped up, and were ready for San Diego to become a great baseball town once…