• Franmil Reyes Interview: “I Like to Have Swag on the Field”
  • The 2019 Season Should be Huge for Matt Strahm
  • Padres’ Travis Jankowski Interview: “Everyday I Expect to Play”
  • Nick Margevicius Interview: “My Approach Has Always Been to Attack Hitters”
  • Hudson Potts Interview: “I Have No Trouble With Motivation”

Padres News: Kemp and Shields Put on Waivers by Padres

The San Diego Padres have had a disappointing 2015 season. The team was supposed to contend in the National League West, but has failed to play consistent baseball all season long. They currently sit five games under .500 and it is pretty safe to say the team will not make the playoffs this season. The recent three game losing streaks at the hands of the last place Milwaukee Brewers, has…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Past Draft Mistakes, the 1999 Draft

The San Diego Padres have had a horrible past when it comes to their draft selections. The team has continually failed to draft and develop quality Major League talent, especially hitters. This continued failed attempt to draft talent has stunted the growth of the franchise and resulted in mediocre Major League teams. Drafting players is not an exact science. There are many intangibles to a player that can not be…

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Padres News: Will Travis Jankowski Get a Promotion?

The San Diego Padres have really had trouble in recent years producing offensive talent from their farm system. The days of Roberto Alomar or Benito Santiago are far gone. Instead Padres fans have seen Matt Bush, Sean Burroughs, Donavan Tate, Matt Antonelli, Jake Gautreau, Vince Faison, Kevin Nicholson, and Matt Halloran all drafted by the Padres with high selections in the first round. Only Burroughs has made any kind of…

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Padres News: Rise and Fall of William Scott Middlebrooks

I’ve lived in Boston for 11 years now and it’s a city that is, to put it mildly, obsessed with curses — no doubt the result of its close proximity to Salem’s long-entombed witches. There’s the classic “Curse of the Bambino,” which lasted 86 years. The “Harry Sinden Curse,” purportedly responsible for the Bruins’ prolonged drought between Stanley Cup appearances. The tragic “Curse of Len Bias,” which cast a cloud…

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Padres News: Padres Roster Depth

Much to the surprise, and really the chagrin, of baseball fans everywhere, the San Diego Padres were not active at the deadline. According to general manager A.J. Preller, there was confidence in the roster as it is and hope that the Padres could still make a run and get to the playoffs. Since the start of the second half of the season the Padres have had one of the best…

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Padres News: Hedges Shown a Vote of Confidence

The San Diego Padres have decided to keep young catcher Austin Hedges on the 25 man roster. With that decision veteran catcher Tim Federowicz was activated from the 60-day D.L. and then designated for assignment. Federowicz had spent 20 days on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment and the Padres were forced to make a roster move. It is no coincidence that Federowicz rehab stint ended the day after the trade…

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Chargers News: Chargers Potential Free-Agent Targets

As Training Camps around the league are heating up, the San Diego Chargers could look to add some depth to their roster. Fringe players for teams are released, injuries happen, and teams look for depth through current Free-Agents. Let’s discuss some of the moves the Chargers could make to add value to their current roster. Yesterday, the Chargers got their first bit of bad news as DE Tenny Palepoi suffered…

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Padres Game Recap: Padres Fall To Marlins After 9th Inning Comeback

Miami Marlins 5, San Diego Padres 2 Jose Fernadez looked well on his way to his fifth win of the season, exiting after six innings of work with his team up 2-0. He held the Padres to just four hits while striking out ten but Marlins closer A.J. Ramos couldn’t close to the door. Derek Norris singled to lead off the ninth inning. After a Jedd Gyorko strikeout, Alexi Amarista…

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Padres Editorial: By Doing Nothing, the Padres Gained

For weeks, the San Diego Padres were at the forefront of Major League Baseball’s revolving door of trade rumors. Eyes were on general manager A.J. Preller, who became heralded as a rock star after completing one of the biggest roster overhauls in league history. However, the dreams of San Diego replicating the success of the 1984 and 1998 Padres teams didn’t come to fruition. At the All Star break, the 2015…

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Chargers Editorial: Hall of Fame Allows Sydney Seau to Speak, But It Is Not Enough

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will allow Sydney Seau to speak at her father’s induction ceremony next weekend. Sydney, the daughter of the late San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau, will be interviewed live on stage at the unveiling of her father’s bronze bust. She will not be delivering a speech. The Hall and its president David Baker received widespread criticism when a New York Times article last month…

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