Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 96 with Eric Longenhagen

May 23, 2018

The FanGraphs Padres list dropped this week, so we brought in Eric Longenhagen to give us some insight. The list wasn’t a complete re-ranking of the team, so the numbers and the rankings are sightly off, if you ask our opinion. Eric is a friend to the podcast and having him on is always a joy. We discuss the list, of course, but I first wanted Eric to give the…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 95 with James and Patrick

May 7, 2018

In this episode, we talk mostly about the major league team. There are several topics of interest in this show. We start out by reviewing the recent roster moves. Kazuhisa Makita was demoted and Matt Strahm was reinstated from the DL. Javy Guerra was sent back to El Paso and Bryan Mitchell was taken out if the starting rotation in favor of Jordan Lyles. We discuss what is going on…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 94 with Mike Petriello of Statcast

May 4, 2018

The San Diego Padres have an interesting team. Analytically speaking, they have many players that are fascinating. So who better to talk to than Statcast guru Mike Petriello of We bring Mike in to speak about all things San Diego Padres. It turns out he is a fan of sorts as his brother lives in North Park. Who would have known? He gets some inside info on the team,…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 93 with James and Patrick

April 19, 2018

The Padres are now 7-13 on the 2018 season. It is a long road, so we will just have to remain calm. Patrick and I have both been battling illness and the congestion of life and were unable to podcast for a few weeks. Apologies. We should be back on schedule moving forward. We have some awesome guests lined up for the next week or so. We start the show…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 92 with James and Patrick

April 3, 2018

Credit: EVT Sports The start of the 2018 season is here and the Padres basically laid an egg in their Opening Series vs the Brewers. 2018 has not started out well, but there are bright skies on the horizon. We discuss all four affiliates’ rosters that were announced this week. Plenty of good news there. This episode was recorded by me while in Lake Elsinore for Media Day. Excuse the…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 91 with Sac Bunt Dustin of The Athletic

March 28, 2018

Recently, friend of the show, Dustin Palmateer, received an incredible offer. He is now teamed with Dennis Lin to provide excellent coverage of the San Diego Padres for the 2018 season. Both Patrick and I were excited to speak to him and congratulate him on his new endeavor. Dustin tells us a little bit about the Athletic and what his new adventure is like. The Padres Opening Day’ 25-man roster…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 90 with Geoff Young

March 22, 2018

The San Diego Padres’ season is nearly upon us, so we thought we would bring in the “Blog Father” for a chat. Geoff Young has been writing about the San Diego Padres for a long time. He is very knowledgeable about the team, both past and present. It was awesome to pick his brain on some Padres-related topics. We found out his thoughts on Eric Hosmer. I also asked him…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 89 with James and Patrick

March 19, 2018

We are roughly 10 days from Opening Day and position battles are on the line for the start of the 2018 season. In this podcast we discuss each battle for the team. The second base job is up for grabs, as is the third base job. Then there is the crowded outfield situation. There is no clear answer there. It is getting down to crunch time, though, and something has…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 88 with James and Patrick

March 8, 2018

In this week’s show we talk about some spring training news. There are several competitions throughout camp for playing time and we break down each of them. The infield and outfield battles will likely last all the way through March, as Andy Green will need ample time to judge each candidate for a roster spot. Franchy Cordero and Hunter Renfroe are in a battle for the left field job and…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 87 with Mike Rosenbaum of MLB pipeline

March 5, 2018

The EVT Podcast is back and we bring you Mike Rosenbaum of MLB pipeline, fresh off the website’s new rankings. Guess who was ranked #1 in all of major league baseball. Yes, that’s right. Your San Diego Padres. This Padres’ farm system is blossoming like never before and the team finally seems destined to pull out of the funk they have been in for seemingly ever. A.J. Preller has done…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 86 (Hot Talent Lava) with James & Patrick

February 20, 2018

The San Diego Padres got their man as Eric Hosmer has signed an eight-year/$144 million deal with the team. I guaranteed he would not be signed. I was wrong. Not the first time in my life and certainly not the last. Let’s move on, people. I’ll be sure to tell him face to face that I was wrong. Don’t you worry about that. I was against signing him initially and…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 85 with Jeff Paternostro of Baseball Prospectus

February 7, 2018

The Baseball Prospectus’ Top-101 Prospects list was just released and six Padres made the cut. In an effort to keep you, the fans, connected, we brought back Jeff Paternostro of BP to discuss the list. Jeff first gives us some insight on how the list is constructed. The process is a true art form and it is very interesting to see how Jarret Seidler, Craig Goldstein, and Jeff devise the…