Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 103 with James and Patrick

August 14, 2018

The Padres EVT Podcast is back. There is plenty to discuss about the team, so the two of us found time for a podcast. Wil Myers started the game on Monday at third base for the Padres. We talk about this and the excitement it brings. We also discuss Myers’ value, as plenty of people have various opinions on the player. Patrick throws out some numbers that cannot be debated…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 102 with James and Patrick

July 25, 2018

In this podcast, we go over the depth in the minor leagues of the San Diego Padres. The major league team is not very appealing to talk about. So. Why not? The two of us go through each position and talk a little bit about the players the Padres have down in the system. There is much to be excited about, as the majority of the players within the system…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 101 (The Handless Padres Podcast)

July 20, 2018

Well. It happened. We knew it would, and it did. The San Diego Padres traded all-star closer Brad Hand. The return? How about the #15 prospect in all of baseball. Francisco Mejia. The catcher/outfielder is a switch-hitter with huge offensive upside. The Padres scored with this trade and we gush a little about the Dominican player. Well at least not at the beginning. In speaking about Mejia, we discuss where…


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode #100

July 18, 2018

The East Village Times Podcast is back. We made it. 100 shows in the books. In this 100th episode we bring you absolutely nothing special. Just the two of us speaking about the first half for the Padres. The team is in dead last currently. They have the worse record in all of the National League. Times are tough, but as a Padre fan, it is just a typical season….


Padres EVT Podcast: Episode 98- Draft Special with Mayo & Callis

June 2, 2018

The 2018 Major League Draft is only days away. With the San Diego Padres in possession of four draft selections within the first 84 picks in Monday’s draft, we though it was time to bring in some experts. Both Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis of and MLB Pipeline join the show. Each bring tons of knowledge about the potential names the Padres could be eyeing with the #7 pick….


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…