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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX CL 18 Week 8 Recap: Xolos Win Against Pumas, Lose Bou as Goncalves Emerges as Hero

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos played their eighth game in the Liga MX Clausura 2018 this Saturday against Pumas UNAM at the Estadio Caliente. The game was not one that Xolos were expected to win because of the team’s recent poor form and Pumas’ success this season. The Border City Dogs defied all odds and achieved a dominant 4-1 win against the Mexico City team at the Mictlan. Fans were…

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Padres 40-Man Roster Rankings: Rowan Wick

Background Due to recent events, mainly Jose Torres being placed on the restricted list, there was an open 40-man roster spot for the Padres to fill. Obviously many fans were speculating about the team bringing aboard Eric Hosmer to feel that slot, but the Padres went a different way entirely, at least for the short-term. And that was by claiming catcher, turned outfielder, turned pitcher Rowan Wick from the St….

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Padres Sign Eric Hosmer To Eight-Year/$144 Million Deal

It’s finally happened. After months of waiting and endless negotiating, a deal is finally in place. At 8:04 San Diego time, Kevin Acee reported that Eric Hosmer has signed with the Padres with Scott Miller giving the financial details of an eight-year, $144 million front-loaded deal, with $20 million in the first five years and $13 million in the final three years. The Padres will be giving up their third-highest draft pick,…

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Padres Spring Training Wrap-Up: Day 4 (Wil Myers Still Not in Camp)

As a silent leader, you must do the little things. You need to lead by example. The fact Wil Myers has yet to report to camp is a bit concerning, but not quite troubling…yet. With a feeling of excitement surrounding this young team, it is strange that the teams “face of the franchise” player hasn’t reported early. Should he be the first position player in camp? Should Myers set an…

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Are Padres Deviating From Their Own Process?

The Padres front office has assured fans that the team will become a contender in the not so distant future, with estimates of a timeline for that goal ranging from 2020 to 2022. However, multiple sources indicate that the team has reconnected with free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer and has added Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer to its wish list. Do the Padres’ brass actually think the team…

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Sockers edge past Tropics thanks to clutch offense and goalkeeping

LAKELAND, Florida The San Diego Sockers (15-3) dashed the playoff hopes of the Florida Tropics (9-8) with a close 4-2 victory. Captain Kraig Chiles scored two goals, which means he has now scored in all 15 games he has played while Boris Pardo improved to 8-0-1 thanks to his strong performance tonight. He leads the MASL with a 3.66 Goals Allowed Average (GAA). Chiles extended his streak early in the…

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Finding a Home for Chase Headley in 2018

In a perfect world, the Padres would platoon Cory Spangenberg and Christian Villanueva at third base to start the 2018 season. Both men are 26 years old and have accomplished all they can at the minor league level. For both players, it is now or never to further their advancement in the game of baseball. A season like 2018 can help mold their future and determine whether they are platoon-type…

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Padres 40-Man Roster Rankings: #16 Matt Strahm

Background Drafted in the 21st round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals, left-hander Matt Strahm has had an injury-plagued professional career to date. In his rookie league debut, Strahm threw 30 and a third innings and posted a 5.64 ERA. Strahm did strike out 42 batters during those innings, but also walked 17 batters. Strahm ended up missing the entirety of the 2013 season after Tommy…

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Padres Spring Training Wrap-Up: Day 3

As the week goes on, more and more players are beginning to arrive at camp. Fernando Tatis Jr. arrived in Peoria, and like a moth to a flame, there was an immediate attraction for the media. His English has progressed so well recently, that he is able to handle questions without a translator. Flashing his electric smile and doing these interviews with ease is further evidence that he means business…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX CL 18 Week 8 Preview: Xolos Look To Overcome Offensive Struggles vs Pumas UNAM

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Pumas UNAM When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 6:30 P.M. PST TV: Galavision The Tijuana Xolos will play their eighth game in the Liga MX Clausura 2018 this Saturday when the Aztec Canines host Pumas UNAM at the Estadio Caliente. Club Tijuana is currently in terrible form as the team is winless in its last three games and has not scored…

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Padres Claim Canadian Pitcher Rowan Wick Off Waivers From Cardinals

  MLB spring training is now in full session, and the Padres are still in the pursuit of young pitchers that can help this team win in 2018. The Padres have claimed right-handed pitcher Rowan Wick from the St Louis Cardinals, first reported by Dennis Lin of The Athletic, in a deal that helps boost the organization’s pitching depth. Rowan Wick was designated for assignment by the St Louis Cardinals on…

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