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  • Nick Margevicius Interview: “My Approach Has Always Been to Attack Hitters”
  • Hudson Potts Interview: “I Have No Trouble With Motivation”
  • Changeup Taught by Hoffman Making a Real Difference for Reggie Lawson
  • Owen Miller Interview: “I Hit the Ball Hard and I Make the Plays”

Down on the Farm: August 13 (Mejia Homers, Thompson Returns from D.L.)

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 1-3. San Antonio, Lake Elsinore, and both of the AZL Padres squads were off today. Here is a recap of the day’s action: El Paso Chihuahuas (67-52) Lost 4-3 Despite having a lead going into the bottom of the ninth inning, T.J. Weir couldn’t get the save and allowed the winning run to cross on an RBI single by Alberto…

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TinCaps Shine Early; Hang on for 3-2 Victory

Fort Wayne, Indiana Starter Mason Thompson excelled in his return from the disabled list, and the TinCaps’ offense produced a 3-0 lead after three innings. In the later innings, the bullpen and defense diffused enough threats to take a 3-2 victory. In his first appearance since July 18, Thompson looked sharp from the start, as he struck out two in the first inning, including a three-pitch K to the first…

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Xolos Femenil 2018 Apertura: Club Tijuana Ladies Host Second-Place Club America

Game: Xolos Femenil vs Club America Femenil When: Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 7:00 P.M. PST The Tijuana Xolos women’s team will host Club America Femenil at the Estadio Caliente this Monday in what will be Xolos’ fifth game of the Liga MX Femenil 2018 Apertura season. The Club Tijuana ladies have been impressive and are currently in fourth place in Group 1 of the…

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Potential Road Blocks to the Padres Rebuild

The year is 2021. It is the perennial Game 7 of the World Series. MacKenzie Gore is on the mound, trying to complete a three-inning save in a tight 2-1 ballgame. The energy within the confines of Petco Park is unlike any other it has experienced in its short lifetime. The atmosphere in the surrounding Gaslamp District is similarly intoxicating. With each pitch, the intensity and excitement exponentially increase. As…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX 2018 Apertura Week 4 Recap: Xolos Salvage Point In Controversial Game Against Cruz Azul

Tijuana, Mexico The Tijuana Xolos played their fourth game in the Liga MX 2018 Apertura on Sunday, Aug. 12 at the Estadio Caliente against Cruz Azul. The encounter was set to be an enticing one from the beginning, and it was mixed with some controversy along the way as well. The clash started off intensely as both teams had a few altercations and physical duels to start it off. This…

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Brown Uniforms a Matter of Identity for Padres

For the past decade, the Padres have become an afterthought outside of America’s Finest City. The Padres’ last winning season was in 2010, and the team’s last postseason appearance was the 2006 National League Division Series. The Friars’ farm system is arguably the best part of Padres baseball, and beyond the baseball side of the team, the Padres remain generally lackluster. Aside from the Western Metal Supply Co. building in…

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Down on the Farm: August 12 (Myers Plays Third Base, Patino Continues Dominance)

San Diego Padres affiliates went 3-3 on August 12. The DSL Padres had the day off, and the San Antonio Missions’ game was postponed. Here is a recap of the day’s events: El Paso (67-51) won 4-1 Cal Quantrill stuck out six hitters over six innings in the Chihuahuas’ 4-1 win over the Sacramento River Cats. He scattered six hits over those six innings and allowed just one run. Forresst…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX 2018 Apertura Week 4 Preview: Xolos Host Title Contenders Cruz Azul

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Cruz Azul When: Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 6:06 P.M. PST TV: Fox Sports San Diego, Fox Sports Prime Ticket, Fox Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will play their fourth game in the Liga MX 2018 Apertura this Sunday, Aug. 12. Club Tijuana will host Cruz Azul, one of the best teams this season, at the Estadio Caliente. The Border City Dogs…

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Hunter Renfroe Has Certainly Improved After His Adjustments

We all know Hunter Renfroe has been on a tear lately, especially after his go-ahead grand slam on Thursday that sunk the Brewers. However, Andy Green has been penciling in Renfroe as his three-hitter in the lineup very often since the start of July. The power-hitting outfielder has been playing well for over a month now, even before his recent four home runs in the last four games. Take a look…

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Down on the Farm: August 11 (Allen with Strong Debut for El Paso, Leasher Impresses in First High-A Start)

The minor league affiliates for the San Diego Padres were 3-5. Here is a recap of the day’s games: El Paso Chihuahuas (66-51) Won 2-1 Logan Allen was impressive in his Triple-A debut and the Chihuahuas bullpen held strong to get the win. Allen pitched six shutout innings, striking out six batters and making his case for a September call-up to join Brett Kennedy and Jake Nix in the Majors….

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Jacob Nix Has Stellar Debut for Padres

Most fans of the team know what the 2018 season is all about. It is about developing the young pups on the major league roster and getting all those blue chip prospects one or two steps closer to putting on a Padres uniform. 2018 has seen a few of these touted prospects find their way up to the big leagues, mostly pitchers; guys like Joey Lucchesi, Eric Lauer, Walker Lockett, Brett…

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